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Astrophotography Gallery

A selection of images taken by members of Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Dartford.

Please click on the photo - to see if there is a larger view and to see information about how the image was taken.

Please note that all pictures are copyrighted and may not be used without the explicit permission of the owner.

Also, check out CMHASD's Flickr page at https://www.flickr.com/groups/cmhasd1961/
&
member Andy Smith's Flickr page by clicking here - and member Neil Webster's Flickr page too! - by clicking here .

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Venus & Mars Jim Burchell -18th of January 2017

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Clouds by Jim Burchell - July 2016
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Sunset at the pavilion by Steve Farley - 7th July 2016
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Rainbow at the pavilion taken by Jim Burchell - 7th July 2016
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Sun in Hydrogen Alpha - by Honor Wheeler - taken at the Dartford Festival 2016
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Blue Moon by Diane Clarke - 31st July 2015
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Rainbow at the pavilion - taken by Steve Farley - 7th July 2016
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Sunrise by Steve Goldson - Oct 2015
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Venus, Mars and Jupiter in the morning sky (with Moon) by Steve Goldson - Oct 2015
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A red rainbow by Martin Crow - 3rd Aug 2015.


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Venus, Mars & Jupiter in the morning sky by Jim Burchell - 1st Oct 2015.


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M45 The Pleiades by Brian Thompson - 18th Feb 2015.


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M27 The Dumbbell Nebula by Brian Thompson - 10th Aug 2015.


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Open Cluster M39 by Neil Webster - 2nd Oct 2015.


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C30 and lots of other galaxies!!!! by Andy Smith - 9th Oct 2015.


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A fast moving prominence by Martin Crow - 9th Aug 2015.


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Dynamic Sun by Martin Crow - 1st Aug 2015.


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Super blood moon by Martin Crow - 28th Sept 2015


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Hedge prominence by Martin Crow - 4th July 2015.


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Sunset at the pavilion, 30th June 2015 by Honor Wheeler.


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Lunar Eclipse (Super blood moon) - 28th Sept 2015 by Simon Dawes.


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Venus & Jupiter conjunction, 30th June 2015 by Honor Wheeler.


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Pre-conjunction of Venus & Jupiter, 29th June 2015 by Martin Crow.

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Five constellations & a meteor! by Jim Burchell, Sept 2015.


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The Milky Way & Andromeda Galaxies (with Pleiades too!) by Honor Wheeler, Sept 2015.


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A Solar Halo by Honor Wheeler taken at the Dartford Festival 2015


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Venus by Honor Wheeler taken at the Dartford Festival 2015


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Jupiter by Gordon Collings taken February 2015


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Venus & Jupiter conjunction by Gordon Collings taken 30th June 2015


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Saturn by Gordon Collings taken June 2015


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Sun in Ha by Martin Crow taken 4th July 2015


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Sun in Ha by Martin Crow taken on the 4th July 2015


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Sun in Ha by Martin Crow taken 4th July 2015


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A very young Moon - taken at the pavilion, Sutton-at-Hone on the 18th June 2015.
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Close up of the young Moon on the 18th June 2015 - taken at the pavilion, Sutton-at-Hone.
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Sun Halo by Honor Wheeler - photo taken 10th May 2015 in Wilmington. Kent.
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Venus by John Howarth - photo taken 12th May 2015 in Bexleyheath, Kent. Click on photo for a larger view.


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Mercury by John Howarth - photo taken 12th May 2015 in Bexleyheath, Kent. Click on photo for a larger view.


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Mercury by John Howarth - photo taken 12th May 2015 in Bexleyheath, Kent. Click on photo for a larger view.


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Shelley Filippi's 66mm Regent Telescope. Shelley is using the projection method to image the Sun. Photo taken 19th October 2014 and is in the 2015 CMHASD Calendar.
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You can clearly see the huge Sunspot AR2192 - photo taken 19th October 2014.
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The constellation - Orion - by Simon Dawes taken September 2014 at Kelling Heath.


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M42 - Orion's Nebula by Simon Dawes taken September 2014 at Kelling Heath.

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Perigee SuperMoon by Honor Wheeler


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ISS & Cargo Ship by Honor Wheeler


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Perseid Meteor by Honor Wheeler


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Crescent Moon by Honor Wheeler taken on the 20th October 2014
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Waxing Gibbous Moon by Honor Wheeler
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The Milky Way by Honor Wheeler


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Double Cluster - NGC 884 & NGC 869 in the constellation Perseus by Neil Webster - 28/8/14


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Close up of NGC 884 & NGC 869 by Neil Webster.


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Small open cluster of stars - NGC 6871 - in Cygnus by Neil Webster - 28/8/14


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Open Cluster - NGC 6940 - in Cygnus by Neil Webster - 28/8/14


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Triangulum Galaxy - M33 by Andy Smith taken on the 31st August 2014.


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Andromeda - M31 (with M32 & M110) by Andy Smith taken on the 31st August 2014.


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Aurora - Iceland - by Mike Rushton
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Aurora - Iceland - by Mike Rushton
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Aurora - Iceland - by Mike Rushton
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Midnight Sun - taken by Trustee Dr Mike Rushton on the 14/6/2014 at 22.04 UT i.e. local midnight, looking due north from Lat 71 deg N Long 28.5 deg E in the Barents Sea using a circularly polarising filter.
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The Veil Nebula by David Sheehan.


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Sun Halo by Honor Wheeler.

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Sun in Ha by Martin Crow.

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Mars by John Sowle & Honor Wheeler.

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M82 by Andy Smith.


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M57 - The Ring Nebula by David Sheehan.




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Sun in white light by Honor Wheeler.
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Sun in white light by Honor Wheeler.
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Sun in CaK by Martin Crow.

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Gibbous Moon by Honor Wheeler & John Sowle.


CMHASD - Astrophotography