SAA 100 Best DSOs

Fix Up Your CG-5 !
Search AstronomyBoy with Google

Getting Started

CG-5/LX70 Mount Fixes

SkyTee-2 Mount Rebuild

Solar Eclipse — 2017

SAA 100 Deep Sky List

Constellation Portraits

Barn Door Tracker

Comet Hale-Bopp

Homemade Eyepieces

EQ Mount Tutorial

Millennium Rant

Who Is Astronomy Boy?

Contact Astronomy Boy


Taurus-Perseus Region
Taurus-Perseus Region
To see labels, touch the image with your mouse cursor.

Objects visible in this photo include:

  • The California Nebula - NGC 1499.
  • The Pleiades - M45 (note the hints of blue nebulosity).
  • The Hyades Cluster and the bright star Aldeberan (magnitude 0.87).
  • Open Cluster NGC 1647.
  • Open Cluster NGC 1746.

Location: Troy, New Hampshire
Camera: Olympus OM2n
Lens: 50mm f/1.8 lens at f/2.8
Film: Store brand ASA 400 color print film
Exposure: 15 minutes, tracked with motor-driven barn door camera mount.

«« more constellations