CCD Images by Dean Salman

CCD Photography
Astronomy prints are available from my Web site link above. Prints start at $10 for an 8x10 print.

CCD Image Library
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The Sharpless Catalog

Sharpless Catalog

The Sharpless Catalog project is my effort to capture the detail of the Sharpless Catalog using hydrogen-alpha, oxygen III, sulfur II, and normal color filters.

Great Scenery Photography

Great Scenery

Great Scenery is my daytime nature photography Web site

Weather Underground PWS KAZBENSO11

Wednesday April 23, 2014                                                  New Date:

Locations: Tucson, Arizona       Latitude 32N       Longitude 110.9W

Sunrise 5:45 AM
Sunset 6:58 PM
Distance 93,513,154 Miles
Angular Size 31.82 Min. of Arc
Position 2hr 16min 12° 40'
Constellation Aries
Julian Date 2456771.250
Moonrise 1:58 AM
Moonset 1:30 PM
Distance 231,022 Miles
Angular Size 32 Min. of Arc
Position 21hr 06min -9° 29'
Constellation Capricornus
Phase 42.98%
Lunar Phases
New4/29/20146 14 UT
1st Qtr5/7/20143 15 UT
Full5/14/201419 16 UT
3rd Qtr5/21/201412 59 UT
New5/28/201418 40 UT
1st Qtr6/5/201420 39 UT
Full6/13/20144 11 UT
DateTime (UT)Event
4/23/201400:23Moon at Perigee
4/24/201422:00Moon passes 5 degrees north of Neptune
4/25/201423:00Moon passes 4 degrees north of Venus
4/25/201423:00Mercury in superior conjunction with sun
4/27/201411:00Moon passes 2 degrees north of Uranus

CCD Explorer Windows Software

CCD Explorer is a free Windows application that organizes your CCD images once they are processed.  It supports most graphic formats and has many features built into it.  In addition, the software has over 80,000 defined North American cities with longitude, latitude, time zones, other information.   Using defined cities, you can quickly look up information on the sun, moon, and planets.

CCD Explorer is FREE

Deep Sky Remote Observatory, Eastern Arizona

San Pedro Valley Observatory host remote observatories at a low monthly rental rate.
GSO 10 Inch F/8 RC mounted on a Astro-Physics 1200
QSI 583 WSG CCD, Lodestar Autoguider, AstroDon Filters
Automation - CCD Commander