If you can survive the hurricane-like winds and ridiculous temperature change, the sunset on top of Maui’s only volcanic crater yields a view guarded by Hawaii’s oldest observatory, kept pure by the thin atmosphere.

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My new toy (10″ Skywatcher Newtonian)

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M45, The Pleiades.

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I would have stayed out even longer if it were not -2ºF, but here are Star Trails at Brandywine Lake, WV taken over the majority of a night.

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Deep in the Cascade mountains sits a lake with a lovely little Cabin overlooking. Late summer I found myself there, chasing the Milky Way in the suffocating darkness.

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First attempt at astronomical pornography.

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Heart Nebula.

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NASA pilot testing Project LOLA, a massive network of hand-painted mosaics and tracked cameras that trained astronauts for the moon. 

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Tried a Moon Shot.

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Miltron’s Galaxy.

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