Hap Griffin's Astrophotos

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These photographs represent the culmination of a lifelong dream...to be able to capture the beauty in the Universe that sadly, most humans never get a chance or take the time to appreciate.  I hope that you will be as stirred as I am by these images.

 

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Digital Photographs (CCD):

The Andromeda Galaxy - M31

IC 1396a

IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula

NGC 6888 - The Crescent Nebula

NGC 2237 - The Rosette Nebula


The Horsehead Region in HA

M34

NGC 1499 - The California Nebula

NGC 1977 - The Running Man Nebula

M81 - Bode's Spiral Galaxy


The Horsehead Nebula in HA

M1 - The Crab Nebula

M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy

NGC 4565

M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy


M106

M13

M82

M101

M16 - The Pillars of Creation


NGC 4725

M27

CED 214

IC 1318

NGC 6992


M20

NGC7635

NGC6946

NGC7331

NGC891


NGC 7023

M74

M33

NGC1333

M78


 

 

M3

M100

Draco Trio

 

 


Digital Photographs (DSLR):

The Orion Nebula - M42

The Andromeda Galaxy - M31

The Pinwheel Galaxy - M101

The Pleiades - M45

NGC 253


The Whirlpool Galaxy - M51

M65 and M66

M44 and C/2001 Q4

M8 and M20 Region

Last Quarter Moonst


Double Cluster

4 Day Old Moon

Rosette Nebula

M33

NCG 7000 & IC 5070


Veil Nebula

California Nebula

Alnitak Region in Orion

Horsehead Region (close-up)

M46 and M47


Comet Machholz

Christmas Tree Cluster

Southern Auriga

Orion's Sword

IC443


M81 Galaxy Group

Seagull Nebula

M81 - Bode's Galaxy

Virgo Galaxy Cluster

Iridium Flare in Leo


M83 - Southern Pinwheel

M63 - Sunflower Galaxy

M20 - Trifid Nebula

M16 - Eagle Nebula

M13 - Hercules Cluster


M8 - Lagoon Nebula

M27 - Dumbbell Nebula

NGC6960 - Cirrus Nebula

NGC6992 - Network Nebula

M52 and Bubble Nebula


Gamma Cygni Region

M1 - The Crab Nebula

NGC 891

NGC 1977 - The Running Man

NGC 7635 - The Bubble Nebula


     

M78

Horsehead Nebula

NGC 2024 - The Flaming Tree

Orion's Sword

 NGC 7293 - The Helix Nebula


   

Supernova!

M100 w/ Supernova

M82

M104

M17


   

NGC6888 - The Crescent Nebula

NGC1435 - The Merope Nebula

STS-116 Launch

IC 1848

M106


   

Antares Region

Antares / Pony Region

IC 1805

Comet 17P/Holmes

The Cone Nebula


   

Horsehead Nebula

Monkey Head Nebula

Owl Nebula

M109

M35


 

M36

M37

M67

NGC 2264

NGC 281


 

 

Lunar Eclipse

STS-123 Launch

M8 in HA Light

Crescent Nebula in HA Light

NGC 2638


 

 

M41

M48

M5

Leo Triplett

M100 Wide Field


 

 

Cocoon Nebula

Flaming Star Nebula

Medusa Nebula

Mirach's Ghost

Antennae Galaxies


 

 

M106 and Neighbors

M12

Comet C/2007 N3 Lulin

M105 Area

NGC 3718



 

Webcam Photographs:

 

 

Jupiter

Mars

Moon

 

 

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