Star Party Astrophotos


Photos by John Shaw

The 35mm Ultron film images were three minute exposures on Fuji 400.
The North American Nebula image is the 105mm Nikon lens on the D100 rather aggressively processed to bring up the contrast.
There are more on the http://jshaw63.blogspot.com site.

Sagittarius  Region of the Milky Way

North American Nebula Region of the Milky Way

North American Nebula (center of photograph)

M8 Region of the Milky Way (M8 is the bright spot at the upper center of the photograph)

Close up of M8