Jupiter, king of the planets, rules the night sky during October. The gas giant rises in the east-northeast around 6:30 p.m., reaches its zenith around 60 degrees altitude by 1:30 a.m. and at dawn remains visible near the western horizon. … Continue reading»

She's Mine at Last!

For two years I’ve been wooing a real beauty, without success until now.It’s the lovely spiral galaxy NGC7331, a good target in the autumn, riding high in the constellation Pegasus.The first time I tried, in September 2009, I imaged it … Continue reading»