Starry Vistas by Don J. McCrady

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Solar System

Jupiter Jupiter Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system, more massive than all the other planets combined.
The Sun The Sun The Sun through a white-light and H-alpha filter.
Saturn Saturn The famous ringed planet.
Mars Mars Every two years Mars comes close enough to Earth to give fine views of surface features and polar ice caps.
Comet 17/P Holmes Comet 17/P Holmes Comet 17/P Holmes unexpectedly reached naked eye brightness in late 2007.
Moon Shots Moon Shots These are various moon shots that I've taken over the years.
Comet 73/P Schwassmann/Wachmann 3 Comet 73/P Schwassmann/Wachmann 3 This comet fragmented into several pieces in 1995, this is the brightest one during its 2006 apparition.
Saturn inside the Beehive Saturn inside the Beehive In Feburary 2006, Saturn could be found hiding in the Beehive Cluster.
Full Moon Full Moon The full moon with a false-colour version.
Comet C/2004 Q1 Machholz Comet C/2004 Q1 Machholz A telescopic comet that appeared in 2005.
Comet C/2001 Q4 NEAT Comet C/2001 Q4 NEAT A telescopic comet that appeared in 2004, and which made a close pass with the Beehive Cluster.
Venus with the Pleiades Venus with the Pleiades In April 2004, Venus could be seen in the same field of view as the Pleiades.