Image of Jupiter (dot to the lower left of the image) and the moon captured by Ken Spencer on January 21, 2013
Image credit: JD Maddy, AP Member of Astronomers of Verde Valley, AZ http://www.astroverde.org/
This image was captured by Kevin Legore of the Orion nebula with the Walking Man on the left. Kevin is one of the top 10 astrophotographers in the U.S. We put him at the top on the list! We are so fortunate to have him here in Arizona.
Planet Jupiter captured by John Suscavage in Verrado on December 11, 2012
Captured by Ken Spencer at 5:00 PM in Verrado on June 5, 2012. Venus is at approximately the 6 o'clock position.
Captured by John Suscavage on May 27, 2013 in Verrado.
Taken on May 20, 2012 by Jim Palmer in Grand Canyon, Arizona.
Image of the bright star Caph located in the constellation of Cassiopeia at a distance of 54 light years. Image captured by Kevin Legore.
Orion nebula captured by Ken Spencer on Monday, December 31, 2012.
The Triangulum Galaxy is one of the closest spiral galaxies to our Milky Way at a distance of 3.2 million light years. It spans 60,000 light years.
Seahorse nebula is located in the constellation of Cepheus around 1,200 light years from Earth.
Pleiades Cluster can be seen with the naked eye from an average backyard. The cluster is in the constellation of Taurus 500 light years from Earth.
Comet Leonard came "close" to Earth in Dec 2021 at a distance of 21,390,000 miles. Messier 3 is the bright cluster 32,000 LY behind the comet.
Pacman nebula is an emission nebula (star forming region) roughly 9,500 light years from Earth. It is composed mostly of hydrogen gas.
Baby Eagle nebula is part of a much larger region known as Taurus Molecular Cloud. The clouds are illuminated by nearby stars reflecting their light.