Award winning photography on beautiful Vancouver Island, Canada.

chris's astrophotography

IC434 - The Horsehead Nebula

Northern Lights, Pipers Lagoon, Nanaimo. 2018.

M31 - The Great Andromeda Galaxy

90 minutes Timelapse. Mars at opposition, October 2020.

The North American Nebula (NGC7000) & The Pelican Nebula (IC5070)

NGC7000 -The North American Nebula & IC5070 - The Pelican Nebula

Total Solar Eclipse : August 21st 2017. Central Oregon.

M42 - The Orion Nebula (and Running Man)

Mercury Transit of the Sun, November 2019.

Comet Neowise. July 2020

M45 - The Pleiadies

Big mosaic of lots of galaxies around the 'Markarian' Chain in Virgo.

Big mosaic of lots of galaxies around the ‘Markarian’ Chain in Virgo.

A new SuperNova (exploding star) in Galaxy M61 (May 2020)

IC1848 - The Soul Nebula

Venus near the Pleadies

M96 Group of Galaxies

IC405 - The Flaming Star Nebula

M66 Group – The Leo Triplet

M51- The Whirlpool Galaxy

NGC 2264 - Cone Nebula

NGC2174- The Monkeyhead Nebula

Widefield view of the Orion Constellation

M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

Caldwell 49 - The Rosette Nebula

Venus transit of the Sun. 2012.

NGC6794 - The Veil Nebula

M27 - the Dumbell Nebula

Total Lunar eclipse composite. January 2019, Nanaimo.

NGC-1499 : The California Nebula

M33- The Triangulum Galaxy

M8 & M20 : The Lagoon and Triffid Nebula's.

IC 1805- The Heart Nebula

Comet Neowise

Self portrait, Total Solar Eclipse, August 2017

Painted Hills, Central Oregon.

M81 - Bodes Galaxy

NGC7203 - Iris_Nebula

Milky Way, Oregon

NGC7203 - The Surfboard Galaxy & M97 - The Owl Nebula

My Astrophotography RIG

iOptron IEQ Pro30 Mount

Astro-Modified (Hydrogen-Alpha) Nikon D5500 with IDAS LPS-D1 Light Pollution Filter

Astro-Tech 65EDQ Telescope

Orion 55mm Guidescope + guidecam

MiniPC central control (PHD guiding, BackyardNikon image acquisition)

Editing Software : Astro Pixel Processor, Photoshop CC 2019