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Date
2019 Year End Report 31 December 2019
Moon-Venus Conjunction, Changed Orion Appearance 29 December 2019
Review - Optolong SHO Filters, Starizona Filter Slider 22 December 2019
SpaceX Starlink, Optolong SHO filters tests, Asteroid Indiana, Orion Nebula 21 December 2019
Review - Meade Bahtinov Mask 20 December 2019
Observatory Power Update; Bahtinov Mask tests, iPhone Messier imaging 20 December 2019
ETX-125AT Observing and iPhone Astrophotography 17 December 2019
iPhone International Space Station 15 December 2019
Edmund Scientific 3" Newtonian observing, iPhone Sky & Moon 14 December 2019
ETX-105/LXD55 GEM, iPhone Moon, ISS and Venus-Saturn Conjunction 12 December 2019
D850 DSLR: Venus-Saturn Conjunction, ISS, Moon 11 December 2019
Observatory Power Update; ETX-90 iPhone Moon; Explore Alliance Ambassador 6 December 2019
ETX-70 iPhone Andromeda Galaxy 1 December 2019

Observatory Power Update; ETX-70 iPhone & SkyTracker Pro DSLR Astrophotography 27 November 2019
Jupiter-Venus Conjunction 25 November 2019
Weather Updates; Jupiter-Venus Conjunction 23 November 2019
Optolong SHO Filters 1st DSO images: Bubble Nebula 15 November 2019
International Space Station crossing the Moon 13 November 2019
SpaceX Starlink Satellites, Starizona Filter Slider, Optolong SHO Filters 12 November 2019
Transit of Mercury (and Clouds) 11 November 2019
More Optolong Deep Sky Astrophotography Filters Focus Tests 5 November 2019
First Light Optolong HA SII OIII Narrowband Filters 2 November 2019
iPhone 11 Pro Max Messier 77 Galaxy 1 November 2019

Messier Catalog Astrophotography with iPhone 11 Pro Max 30 October 2019
First Annual David H. Levy Arizona Dark Sky Star Party 28 October 2019
More iPhone 11 Pro Max Messier Catalog Astrophotography 21 October 2019
iPhone 11 Pro Max Messier Catalog Astrophotography 20 October 2019
iPhone 11 Pro Max Deep Sky Objects Astrophotography 19 October 2019
iPhone 11 Pro Max Sky Astrophotography 16 October 2019
iPhone 11 Pro Max Moon & Moon on Dome 14 October 2019
iPhone 11 Pro Max Night Mode tests: ISS, Sky; Owl 13 October 2019
Review - ScopeStuff Dovetail Bar for ETX Models 12 October 2019
More iPhone 11 Pro Max Lunar Imaging tests 11 October 2019
iPhone 11 Pro Max tests, LXD55/ETX-105 accessory test, Moon 10 October 2019
Moon, Planets 6 October 2019
Moon 4 October 2019
Moon; SkyTracker Pro Double Cluster, M31 & M33 Galaxies 3 October 2019
Moon, NGC7331 Galaxy; More 14mm UWA Lens tests, Galaxies 2 October 2019
DSLR 14mm UWA Lens tests; Moon/Mercury/Venus, Milky Way, NGC7217 Galaxy 1 October 2019

Quasar CTA 102, Galaxies, Bubble & Ring Nebulae 30 September 2019
Summer Triangle 28 September 2019
Oracle IDSC Talk, Live Music, and Star Party at Oracle State Park 22 September 2019
Jupiter, Saturn, Teapot 21 September 2019
Observatories, Mercury & Venus, ISS, Jupiter, Saturn 20 September 2019
Sunset, Jupiter, Saturn, ISS, Barnard's Star proper motion 19 September 2019
Jupiter, Saturn, ISS, Barnard's Star 2013-2019 18 September 2019
Jupiter, Saturn, Moon, Visitor 12 September 2019
Short Session with Clouds, Moon, Jupiter, Saturn 5 September 2019

Storms, Snakes, Jupiter 30 August 2019
Critters, Planetary Society LightSail 2 Satellite 25 August 2019
Imaging: Milky Way, Eagle Nebula, Iris Nebula 21 August 2019
Jupiter, Saturn, Clouds 19 August 2019
10th Anniversary SkyShed POD Observatory "First Light" 18 August 2019
Critter, Clouds, Full Moon 16 August 2019
Review - ZWO Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector 15 August 2019
More ZWO ADC imaging tests; Planets, Stars, Moon, Clouds 15 August 2019
ZWO ADC imaging tests; Moon imaging 14 August 2019
Weather Updates, Waxing Gibbous Moon, IDA Fundraising 13 August 2019

Weather Updates, IDA Protect the Night fundraising 31 July 2019
10th Anniversary SkyShed POD Observatory assembly 25 July 2019
Clouds, Jupiter, ISS over Observatory 21 July 2019
Weather & Travel Updates, New Accessory Tests, Other News 20 July 2019
Why I support the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) 17 July 2019
POD Zenith Table Re-Do 14 July 2019

Mercury, Owl, Jupiter, Saturn 28 June 2019
Short Session with Mercury & Jupiter 25 June 2019
Imaging: Planet Mercury, Quasar 3C273 24 June 2019
Short Session with Planet Mercury 20 June 2019
Mars-Mercury Conjunction 18arcmin 19 June 2019
Mars-Mercury Conjunction 27arcmin 18 June 2019
iPhone 8 Plus imaging: Moon, Mercury, Jupiter 16 June 2019
D850 DSLR imaging: Moon, Jupiter 13 June 2019
Live Music & Star Party at Oracle State Park 9 June 2019
D850 DSLR Imaging: Moon, Galaxies, Jupiter 6 June 2019
Short Observing Session with William Optics Binoviewers 3 June 2019
Review - ScopeStuff GEM Counterweight Bar Accessory Mount 2 June 2019
Observing Session: Double Stars, Globular Clusters, Galaxies, Ring Nebula 1 June 2019

Galaxy Imaging: NGC3344, NGC3351 (M95), NGC3371, NGC3373, & M105 31 May 2019
NGC3344 Galaxy 30 May 2019
SpaceX Starlink Satellites; NEO Asteroid 1999 KW4 27 May 2019
Poor Seeing Continued; Omega Centauri, Galaxy Imaging 26 May 2019
Another Poor Seeing Night for Imaging 25 May 2019
Galaxy Imaging; LXD55 GEM Accessory Tests 24 May 2019
Live Music & Star Party at Oracle State Park 19 May 2019
iPhone Moon Imaging, Critter 14 May 2019
Talk at Lunar and Planetary Laboratory; Moon & Earthshine, NGC3359 Galaxy 8 May 2019
Galaxies on Poor Seeing Night 1 May 2019

Galaxy Imaging 29 April 2019
Review - Avangard Optics 1x26 Night Vision Monocular (updated) 29 April 2019
Extragalactic Supernova Project imaging 27 April 2019
Orion iPhone piggyback; D850 DSLR Galaxy Imaging 26 April 2019
iPhone Moon, Night Scope Tests 18 April 2019
iPhone Moon Imaging 14 April 2019
Twin Quasar; Crescent Moon, Hyades, Mars, & Pleiades 9 April 2019
Crescent Moon, ISS, More Galaxies 8 April 2019
Extragalactic Supernova Project imaging 1 April 2019

Setting Sun, Nova AT2019ckc, Galaxies 31 March 2019
Crab Nebula, Galaxies 29 March 2019
Horsehead Nebula, Thor's Helmet Nebula 23 March 2019
iPhone Moon Imaging 17 March 2019
Review - Phone Skope digiscoping adapter 16 March 2019
Moon Imaging 15 March 2019
Oracle State Park Trail Music and Star Party 10 March 2019
iPhone Imaging with 12" LX600 & ETX-125 Observer Telescopes 9 March 2019
Mercury, Crepuscular Rays, Orion, Galaxies 1 March 2019

Mercury, Zodiacal Light, NGC1087 & NGC1637 Galaxies 28 February 2019
Snow; StarPro AZ 102mm Refractor Double Cluster, Pleiades 24 February 2019
Full Moon using Nikon D850 DSLR & Tamron 600mm lens 20 February 2019
POD & PZT Work 17 February 2019
Review - Meade StarPro™ AZ 102mm Refractor 13 February 2019
New Telescope tests, Moon, Comet Iwamoto 12 February 2019
Review - Vello Extendá Plus Wi-Fi Camera Controller 11 February 2019
More New Telescope tests, Crescent Moon 9 February 2019
New Equipment Tests, Running Man Nebula, Supernova 2019np 8 February 2019
UofA Steward Observatory Mirror Lab visit 6 February 2019

Zodiacal Light, Winter Milky Way, Galaxies, Thor's Helmet 27 January 2019
Extragalactic Supernova Project imaging 24 January 2019
NGC676 Galaxy 23 January 2019
Venus-Jupiter Conjunction 22 January 2019
Cloudy Total Lunar Eclipse 21 January 2019
Mt Lemmon Observatory Dome from Cassiopeia Observatory; iPhone Moon 20 January 2019
Total Lunar Eclipse Dry Run 19 January 2019
iPhone imaging: Moon, Orion 12 January 2019
SkyTracker Pro D850: Heart & Soul Nebulae, California Nebula & Pleiades, Orion 9 January 2019
Faint Galaxies, Monkey Head Nebula 5 January 2019
Two Faint Galaxies, Crab Nebula, Orion Nebula 4 January 2019

2018
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