Photo of the Day

3-31-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member sdbodin (Steve) on having his 2017 solar eclipse image selected as todays TSS APOD.

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3-29-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

With 'galaxy season' in full swing we look forward to seeing more images like today's winner!

Congratulations to KathyNS (Kathy) on having her M51 image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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3-28-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD is from member chartram (Mike). It's a great example of M106.

Congratulations Mike on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD.

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3-27-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Comet Atlas c/2019 Y-4 is currently visible. Member TheButcher (Brian) captured this great image to share!

Congratulations Brian for having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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3-26-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Anybody hungry for a Hamburger? Member cmassa found one and he's the winner of todays TSS APOD!!!

Congratulations Chris!

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3-25-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member MartinF (Martin) on his Midnight isolation nightscape image. Todays TSS APOD!

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3-24-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD is from member KathyNS (Kathy). A great image of the Leo Triplet!

Congratulations Kathy on having your image selected.

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3-23-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we select a great image of the ISS. Congratulations to member Dyno05 (Dana) on having his image selected as todays TSS APOD.

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3-22-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Hopefully this is a sign of more great images to come!

Congratulations to new member DCN for having his image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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3-21-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member sdbodin (Steve) on his great NGC3718 image!

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3-20-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today, you are in for a treat! Set aside about a half hour to view this amazing video by member Paramount (Gordon). Congratulations to Gordon for having his entire 14 years of AP work awarded todays TSS APOD!!

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3-19-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Member TheButcher (Brian) captured the Needle Galaxy and posted for us to enjoy. He's todays TSS APOD winner!

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3-18-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we select a recent image of NGC2244 captured by member Ken_nneth (Kenneth).

Congratulations Kenneth on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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3-17-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of The Day.

Today we feature a great image by member Larry 1969 (Larry). A great M51 galaxy image.

Congratulations Larry on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD.

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3-16-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we give a nod to those "First Times". It's always a thrill to have our 'Testing images' turn out this good!

Congratulations to member Jockinireland (Jock) on a few of his 'first times'.

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3-15-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we take a peek at the Carina nebula in SHO. Us folks in the north don't get to see this beautiful nebula. Thanks to member yobbo89 (Rob) for sharing!

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3-14-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we select not one but a bunch of galaxy images! Since we can only use one for the image we selected the first on in the topic. But be sure to check out the original topic to see the rest. LINK

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3-12-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD comes from member depratnt (Tegan). A starless version of the Rosette Nebula.

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3-11-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD is from member TheButcher ( Brian)

A great image of the Hercules cluster!

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3-10-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we select an image by member brenski. First light for a new camera and a new AP'r!

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3-8-2020 TSS Astrophotograpy Photo of the Day.

We are starting to see galaxy season in full swing now! Here's a great image of M106 captured by member astrovetteman (Tom). Congratulations for having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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3-6-2020 TSS Astrophotograpy Photo of the Day.

Member bladekeeper (Bryan) is at his "Lunarmania" again!

Todays TSS APOD features his latest. Congratulations Bryan!

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3-5-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we jump back to August of last year. This was summer here in the US and a rough time to do AP work. The evening heat rising up really messes with trying to image.

Member avid.astronomer (Tom) did some video work on one of these hot summer nights and posted a great video of Jupiter in...

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3-4-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Anyone who has been doing AP for any length of time can remember back to those first images. Mostly doing testing to get things working correctly.

Member korbitz (David) is going through the process now.

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3-3-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member jazzin on having his First image of the Horse Head nebula!

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3-2-2020 TSS Astronomy Photo of the Day.

The 3-2-2020 TSS APOD is from member Benjamin.

Benjamin has done a great job of capturing and processing this one!

Congratulations!

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3-1-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member TheButcher (Brian) on his capture of the M3 cluster! It's well deserving of todays TSS APOD!!

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2-29-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member bladekeeper (Bryan) on having his great lunar image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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2-28-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Galaxy season is upon us!

Congratulations to member dcrowson (Dan) on his great image of M61 (and others).

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2-27-2020 TSS Astronomy Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD is from member andrewsscope (Andrew). Just a simple DSLR capture of 2 of our closest neighbors.

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2-25-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Nightscape images are one of the easy ways to get started with AP. Learning how to make adjustments to capture images in the night sky is a great precursor to jumping into long exposures and tracking.

Congratulations to member WahooMike (Mike) for having his great nightscape image selected...

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2-23-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Just thinking back on those "first images".

Member Ed217 (Ed) gave a try on the Orion Nebula and came out with a great image on his first try! (not many can say that). Congratulations on your success! You are todays TSS APOD winner!

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2-22-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we go back to one of the first nightscape images posted on TSS.

Captured by member Caddman (Glenn). The Milky Way over the Hood River, Oregon USA.

Congratulation Glenn on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD.

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2-21-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

For many of our AP'rs today's APOD is a 'way back time machine'. We all remember the early days of our AP adventure and can still feel the excitement of those first images.

Member Kerry C. (Kerry) is in this process right now!

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2-20-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

The Horsehead and Flame......

Congratulations to member JohnP_1 (John) for having his great image of the Horsehead and the flame nebula selected as todays TSS APOD.

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2-19-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member Dragonsfire (Neil) on having his spectacular image of a partially illuminated moon, being selected as todays TSS APOD.

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2-18-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

It's always nice when you start to get the "new equipment" dialed in!

Congratulations to member STEVE333 (Steve) for having his Boogeyman Reprocess selected as todays TSS APOD.

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2-17-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we select a great image of Saturn for our TSS APOD.

Captured by member fattystar.

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2-16-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Sometimes it's good to go back and play with images you took a while back. Todays TSS APOD is a great example. Congratulations to member Micke187 (Mikael) for having his reprocessed version of The Rosette nebula selected!

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2-15-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we feature a sketch from one of our sketching artists. Member mariosi (Mario). Actually there are 3 sketches included in his post so be sure to take a look at all of them.

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2-14-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Here's a Happy Valentine's Day wish from member hectorbdn (Hector).

Congratulations on having your image selected on this special day!

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2-13-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we take a look at Bodes Galaxy aka M81 and a friend.

Congratulations to member UlteriorModem (Tom), for having his image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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2-12-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we have a 'starless' image. Sometimes experimenting can produce great results.

Congratulations to member DEnc (David) for having his Starless Andromeda selected as todays TSS APOD.

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2-10-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we feature a very detailed image of our moon. Captured by member Dragonsfire (Neil).

Congratulations Neil on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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2-9-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

With the right equipment dark skies and many hours of processing you can succeed in capturing spectacular images like todays TSS APOD.

Congratulations to member carastro (Carole) on having her image selected as todays TSS APOD.

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2-8-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

With the start of "Galaxy season", we present NGC7013. Captured by member jmt92130 (Jim).

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2-6-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Sometimes 'testing' can yield the best results. Todays TSS APOD is from member Hankmeister3 (Hank).

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2-5-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

It's Dumbbell day! (M27 that is....)

Congratulations to member keyroute for having his image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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2-4-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Got the Blues????

Todays TSS APOD was captured by member Benjamin (Benjamin).of SH2-308. Congratulations Benjamin on a great narrowband image!

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2-3-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Our moon seems to be a popular target right now!

With just a single image.

Congratulations to todays TSS APOD winner, Mac (Mac)!

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2-2-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we celebrate our closest neighbor.

Congratulations to bladekeeper (Bryan) on his quickie capture of our moon.

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2-1-2020 TTS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

We start this month off with some dark and dusty VdB76-79, IC2169 and more. Captured by member MariusD69 (Marius) over 5 hours in less that great conditions.

Congratulations Marius on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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1-31-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member carastro (Carole), on having her Cone & Christmas tree selected as todays TSS APOD.

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1-30-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Star Trails.

One of the best methods for amature astronomers to start imaging is to use the rotation of the earth to help capture the movement. Today we select a great example of star trails taken by member maceemiller (Carl).

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1-29-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

The Rosetta Nebula captured in narrowband and processed using HOS technique.

Congratulations to member TheButcher for having his image selected as today TSS APOD!

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1-28-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we visit the Jellyfish! Captured in narrowband with RGB stars added. This is a good example of the amount of effort and time it can take to put together a great image.

Congratulations to XCalRocketMan (Mickey) on having your "Jellyfish" selected as todays TSS APOD!

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1-27-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we take a look at one of the most imaged objects in the night sky. The Orion nebula. Visible to the naked eye it has always been a 'go to' for Astrophotographers. However, the brightness can also be a problem. Trying to capture the stars in the Trapezium and still get the colors and...

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1-26-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD features a photo that was a 'first time' attempt at new software. Posted by member Micke187 (Micke), a previous TSS APOD winner.

Congratulations on a great 'first attempt' on the new software! The results are spectacular!

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1-25-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

For todays TSS APOD, we visit Thor's Helmet.

This image capture as a 'First Try Ever' shows what it takes to get a deep, faint subject with narrow band filters.

Congratulations to member Astrovetteman (Tom) on his success!

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1-24-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today's TSS APOD is of the "Monkey Head Nebula -NGC2174. Captured by member STEVE333 (Steve). Using a modified DSLR and a Astro Duo-Narrowband filter in less than ideal conditions!

Congratulations Steve on a great image!

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1-23-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we take a look at vdB 29 a Reflection nebula in Tarus. Captured by member bernhardhubl (Bernhard).

Congratulations Bernhard on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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1-22-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Back in the early days of TSS we had a few members testing some of the forums functions. I stumbled across this today and thought it fitting that it be todays TSS APOD.

Congratulations Lowjiber (John) for having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!

AND

Happy Birthday!!!

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1-21-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Our Photo of the Day today is from member BigKahuna (Ron). This is his recent capture of M33 The Triangulum Galaxy.

Congratulations Ron on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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1-20-2020 Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD is from XCalRocketMan (Mikey).

His capture of IC1396 (The Elephant Trunk Nebula shows what can be accomplished using a Mosaic process.

Congratulations Mikey!

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1-19-2020 TSS Astronomy Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member jmt92130 (Jim)!

His "Bubble" image is one of the best we have seen in a while.

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1-18-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Member MariusD69 (Marius) has captured the dark and dusty lanes of M78 & NGC2071.

Congratulations Marius on having you image selected as todays TSS APOD!

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1-17-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we go to the moon! Member Michael Barbieri has posts 4 recent lunar images, and we had to pick just one for today! Be sure to take a look at the original topic to see the rest. LINK

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1-16-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today's TSS APOD comes from members Astrovetteman (Tom). Tom posted an image that he took from last year that deserves credit! IC405 Starless.

Congratulations Tom on a beautiful image.

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1-15-2015 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Congratulations to member starfield (Steve) for winning todays TSS APOD on his first capture of the Rosette Nebula!

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1-14-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we select another great sketch by member Falcon63 (Wayne).

NGC3372 Carina captured using a combination of colored pencils.

Congratulations Wayne on having your work selected as todays TSS APOD!

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1-13-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Member Benjamin (Ben) provides us with todays TSS APOD. A beautifully detailed image of Thor's Helmet NGC2359.

Congratulations Ben!

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1-12-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today's TSS APOD was posted by member Mickie187. The Elephant trunk nebula, captured using just a hydrogen alpha filter.

Congratulations Mickie on having your image selected as todays TSS APOD.

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1-11-2020 TSS Astrophography Photo of the Day.

KISS (Keep it Stupid Simple) is a method that I personally use quite often! For many beginning AP'rs the task at hand can be daunting. So many things have to go right and spending hours and hours capturing data can end in frustration.

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1-10-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Nightscape at Shasta Lake.

Member Metastable recently captured a few images of the night sky at Lake Shasta, Ca. Although all of them are great we picked one that was outstanding in our opinion.

Congratulations on having you image selected as todays TSS APOD.

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1-9-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Rosette Nebula, SHO.

Captured by member Baskevo (James) using narrowband filters and processing for hours James was able to produce an amazing image of NGC2237 commonly known as the Rosette Nebula.

Congratulations James for having your image selected as todays TSS APOD.

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1-8-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD is a sketch by another one of our 'artists'. Member NGC1365 (Ivan) made this great sketch using his 18" Dobsonian telescope.

Congratulations on having your sketch selected as todays TSS APOD!

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1-7-2020 TSS Astronomy Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD was recommended by member Graeme 1858 and we completely agree!

Member Steve333 (Steve) has been able to capture the Spaghetti nebula with a DSLR by using 28 each exposures of 540 seconds each!

Congratulations Steve on your success of photographing a very difficult target!

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1-6-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today we have a great example of the 'Seven sisters' aka M45. The bright blues and dusty clouds make for a great image!

Congratulations to member Juno15 (Jim) for having his example of M45 as the TSS APOD!

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1-5-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

We haven't seen many Jupiter photos lately. Member (and part of the team) JayTee posted an oldie but goodie from a few years back.

So here's the TSS APOD for today!

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1-4-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Our closest neighbor! While AP'rs have a "love / hate" relationship with the moon, it does make for a great target!

Today's TSS APOD winner has captured our moon in all it's glory!

Congratulations to member Graeme1858 (Graeme) for giving us today's APOD.

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1-3-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Member mariosi (Marios) is one of our most prolific sketchers. He has contributed many sketches to TSS in our Astronomy Sketching forum LINK.

Today we have selected as our TSS APOD one of Mario's best. M57 the ring nebula.

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1-2-2020 TSS Astronomy Photo of the Day.

M33 The Triangulum Galaxy, is the third-largest member of the Local Group of galaxies, behind the Milky Way and the Andromeda Galaxy....

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1-1-2020 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Astrophotography includes observers sketching what they see while at the telescope. (At least at TSS it does!). We have some very talented artists as part of our membership. We will be including some of those sketches as part of our TSS APOD series.

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12-31-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

And for our last TSS APOD for 2019 we have selected a beautiful image of M31 the Andromeda Galaxy. Captured by member bobharmany (Bob). Bob actually captured it image a while back but was testing software and reprocessed this image.

Congratulations Bob!

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12-30-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

M45 aka The Pleiades and the "Seven Sisters" is one of the brighter objects in the fall and winter sky. A beautiful star cluster with blue stars highlighted in a dusty nebula.

Todays TSS APOD by member starfield (Steve). Congratulations Steve on a great image!

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12-29-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

The Horse Head nebula is a popular target for astrophotographers and also a good challenge for those doing narrowband imaging.

Today's TSS APOD is a great example of using narrowband filters to capture details.

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12-28-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today's TSS APOD is the Flaming Star Nebula. IC405. Captured using a mono camera using LRGB filters.

Congratulations to member chartram (Mike) for having his image selected as today's TSS APOD!

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12-27-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Some of my best memories are of dark nights in open fields. The bright stars display the constellations clearly and you can just sit back and let your mind wander across the sky.

Today's TSS APOD captures one of those moments. Congratulations to member Don Quixote (Mark) for posting his...

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12-26-2019

The Flame and Horse head are a favorite winter target for Astrophotographers. Today's TSS APOD is a great example!

Congratulations to member Baskevo (James) for having his image selected as today's TSS APOD!

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12-24-2019 TSS Astrophototgraphy Photo of the Day.

When capturing a wide area of the sky, it's possible to catch objects other than what you are looking for.

Today's TSS APOD is an example of catching the Milky Way, a meteor and a busy freeway all in one exposure. Congratulations to member metastable.

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12-23-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

The Orion nebula is probably one of the most captured subjects in Astrophotography. Its bright colors and texture are perfect for imagers. It's a perfect "first light" target!

Today's TSS APOD is a first light from member depratnt (Teagan). Congratulations!

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12-22-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Planetary nebula can be some of the most amazing objects to image. However typically they are very small and hard to capture detail. Today's TSS APOD is from member dcrowsen (Dan) and a great example of the quality of planetary nebula that can be achieved.

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12-21-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today's TSS APOD comes from member JohnP_1 (John). It's a photo of the Triangulum Galaxy aka M33. Congratulations to John and thanks for sharing a great image!

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12-20-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today's image is an example of being able to collect image data over multiple sessions. Captured using only a Ha filter, the black and white image shows an abundance of the dusty areas of the Seagull nebula.

Congratulations to member yobbo89 (Rob).

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12-19-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD is another great nightscape image, taken by member jrkirkham (Rob).

Congratulations Rob!

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12-18-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Here's today TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day pick. Captured by member ic_1101 (Alex).

Congratulations on a great photo!

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12-17-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Nightscape photography can be one of most rewarding ways of doing imaging. The ability to capture images that create a 'feeling' for the viewer and yet can be done fairly quick and with basic equipment.

Today's TSS APOD is a perfect example of creating an image that sets a mood....

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12-16-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Today's TSS APOD is the Soul Nebula aka Westerhout 5. Located in Cassiopeia, it is another favorite for AP'rs that use narrowband filters.

Captured by member MartinF (Martin) using just Ha and O3 filters the bi color image is exceptional.

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12-15-2019 TSS Photo of the Day.

Close up view of the surface of the moon are spectacular. The texture and shadows of the mountains and craters display a diverse terrain give astrophotographers a large supply of opportunities for great images.

Today's TSSPOD is a collection of a few perfect examples!

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12-14-2019 TSSPOD

Today's pick comes from a previous TSSPOD awardee. Member sdbodin (Steve) has posted a composite image of the quintet of galaxies. Be sure to read the information Steve provided in his post as the composite is from images taken over a 5-year period.

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12-13-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Member Hondo (Scott) has given us quite a few great images both here and on the other forum. Today we select one of the best he has posted on TSS. Scott's image of M51 taken in LRGB is one of the best!

Congratulations Scott on having your photo selected as today TSS APOD!

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12-12-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

One of our members regularly posts images taken of objects that are not on the 'regular' AP list of targets. dcrowson (Dan) has been doing this for quite some time and has gathered an impressive portfolio of photos! Today we selected one of his recent works. vdB 31 + B26 + B27+ B28.

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12-11-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Located in the constellation of Auriga, IC410 is a dusty emission nebula that is part of a larger star forming region. Captured in bi-color (Ha and O3) by member Micke187 this image was selected as today's TSS APOD!

Congratulations.

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12-10-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Our closest star requires special tools and techniques to capture and process. But the results can be spectacular.

Right now our sun is in a quiet period, so we don't see near as many solar images being taken, with that being said, we do get a few from time to time.

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12-9-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

The Rosette nebula that we are familiar with is a popular target for AP'rs, however there is another, smaller Rosette nebula. Sh-170 is a great narrowband target to add to your list.

Today's TSS APOD is a great example of Sharpless 170.

Congratulations cmassa (Chris) on having...

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12-8-2019 TSS Astronomy Photo of the Day.

What is termed the Rosette nebula is actually a complex of NGC designations. So when you get a chance to photograph it you also include many other smaller objects. The clouds from this star nursery where stars are born is a favorite target for those who use narrowband filters.

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12-7-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

One of the easiest objects for astrophotographers to capture is our moon. It is large enough to view with the naked eye, and when using a telescope, can be viewed in amazing detail. Today's TSS APOD captures the surface in detail and demonstrates how great photos of our closest neighbor can be!

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12-6-2015 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

The HorseHead and Flame nebula, is one of the most popular targets for Astrophotography. The bright reds mixed with blue and the fine texture creates a great image. Plus it's easy to find and bright enough for even to most simple equipment. That being said it's also difficult to capture and...

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12-5-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

Todays TSS APOD is of the very first Messier object. Yes M1 also referred to as the Crab nebula. Located in the constellation Tarus, M1 is part of the Perseus arm of the milkyway.

Congratulations to member MariusD69 (Marius) for posting todays TSS APOD!

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12-4-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day

Here's todays TSS APOD! Captured by member JimMinCT back in November of this year. Using LHOO narrowband image processing he was able to capture this great image of the Cygnus Loop.

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12-3-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day.

The Heart Nebula is a favorite of Astrophotographers and especially those who do a bit of narrowband imaging. Located in the constellation Cassiopeia it's glowing ionized hydrogen gas and darker dust lanes, make for a great photo.

Todays TSS APOD winner has captured those qualities.

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12-2-2019 TSS Photo of the Day!

This will be a first for TSS. Todays pick for The Sky Searchers Photo of the Day is actually a video!!!

Member Paramount (Gordon) has captured and put together a great landscape video of his recent work.

Congratulations Gordon on having your work selected as the TSS POTD!

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12-1-2019 TSS Astrophotography Photo of the Day!

NGC7814 aka The Little Sombrero Galaxy.

If you look closely you can see a number of very faint galaxies in and around NGC7814. Our thanks to Steve (member sdbodin) for posting todays TSS APOD! Congratulations on a great capture. Here's a link to the original Topic: LINK

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11-30-2019 TSS Photo of the Day!

Some of the most interesting images are of the sky and ground objects. These require as much work to capture as DSO and planetary objects. Today we would like to recognize one of those "Nightscape" images.

Titled "The leaning shed of Back Creek" captures the colorful stars...

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11-29-2019 TSS Photo of the Day.

Many of our members are just starting out with Astrophotography and have very basic equipment. Sometimes its just a 60mm inexpensive telescope and a DSLR camera they already own. Sometimes even a cell phone. While these images are often overlooked because of slight flaws or imperfections, they still...

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11-27-2019 TSS Photo of the Day

M42 the Orion nebula is probably one of the favorite nebula images for astrophotographers. It has it's challenges but is alway rewarding.

Today we feature an amazing capture by Astrovetteman

This TSS POTD was suggested by member Jockinireland (thanks for the great suggestion...

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11/26/2019 TSS Photo of the Day

Here's the winner of the TSS Photo of the Day for November 26th 2019.

This image was taken by member jerrysykes back on 10/9/2019 and was entered in the October 2019 AP contest but since we didn't have enough entries we never opened the voting. Taking an image of a fast moving...

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11-25-2019 TSS Photo of the Day

Congratulations to @frant for having his image selected as todays TSS Photo of the Day!

Here's a link to the tread: https://theskysearchers.com/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=4987

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