This Web site is owned and managed by Dean Salman. I have been into astronomy since the late 1960’s and doing astrophotography with film from 1973 to 2001. In 2001, I switched to CCD imaging and have been doing that since then. I am asking that you respect my wishes and do not sell any of my images or claim them as your own work.
My images I post on the site are considered freeware and can be used for your own personal use, which includes school projects, a book or article you are publishing, or just printing the image for your own use. If you do use then in printed material such as a book, just credit me or my web site as a reference, nothing else.
My Web site is designed so that you can customize it on your computer for your location to get statistical information on the sun, moon, and planets. This includes lunar phases to 2035, rise and set times, magnitudes, phases, RA and DEC positions, distances, and much more. In addition, I update my database every month with current events happening in the sky and what the planets are doing for the current month. To set up your location, just enter your US or Canada city or zip code on the top of the page. If your city is not found or you do not have a U.S. or Canada zip code, use the City Locator. You can save your location for future visits so you do not have to enter your information each time you visit my site. Be sure to check out my mobile web site as well if you have access to the Web on your cell phone.