Astrophotography by Rick Thurmond
Officina Stellare RH-200 telescope
FLI ML16803 camera
Astrodon RGB, Ha filters
Astro-Physics Mach1GTO mount
Taken with TheSkyX
Processed with PixInsight

Many of these photos were taken at the super-dark FOAH observatory in Magdalena, New Mexico.

  • M51, first light on FLI 16803 camera
    • Andromeda Galaxy, M31 R-G-B-Ha
    • Horsehead Nebula, also Flame Nebula in Ha only
    • Horsehead Nebula, also Flame Nebula, RGB enhanced with Ha
    • IC405 and IC410 Flaming Star Nebula
    • Witch Head Nebula, NGC1909
    • Veil Nebula, r-g-b-ha-oiii
    • M42, the Orion Nebula, narrowband