The Dumbbell nebula, AKA Messier 27, a planetary nebula and central white dwarf in the constellation Vulpecula.
As part of teaching astronomy at Davidson College I have updated and upgraded our observing equipment. As part of this upgrade, I have been working on astrophotography as a tool to teach astronomy. These pages show my collection of astrophotographs taken at the Pine Road Observatory (my house).
Photos best seen when your monitor is adjusted so that you can see all black-gray-white levels above.