Astro-images from fellow amateur astronomers
who attend our events at Fishcreek
This page last updated: Friday August 21, 2009 8:26 AM (EDT)

Images by Bruce Taylor

"Here are some pics that I took using Global Rent-a-Scope.  The URL is:
They have some introductory rates so you can see if you like the concept. They have 15 scopes of various
designs in New Mexico and Australia. Using your computer you have full control of the scopes. If you have a
portable computer and you have Internet access, you can access the scopes from the field."

Click images for information on the objects pictured.

Lagoon Nebula (Cataloged as Messier 8 or M8 and as NGC 6523)


Eta Carinae Nebula (Cataloged as NGC 3372)


Trifid Nebula (Cataloged as Messier 20 or M20 and as NGC 6514)


Horsehead Nebula (also known as Barnard 33 in bright nebula IC 434)


Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42 or M42 and as NGC 1976)


Great Spiral Galaxy in Andromeda (also known as Messier 31 or M31 and as NGC 224)
(also shown are M32 and M110 - satellite galaxies of M31)
This image was taken by Bruce on Wednesday night, 8/19/2009


Whirlpool Galaxy (also known as Messier 51 or M51 and as NGC 5194)
This image was taken by Bruce on Thursday night, 8/20/2009


More images to follow - return often for updates!


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