2009 Texas Star Party
Images and Video

April 19-23, 2009
Milky Way Galactic Center
Time Lapse Video Showing Rise
of Galactic Center of Milky Way Over Texas Star Party
Small-Sized Edited Video of Galactic Center of Milky Way
Rising over Texas Star Party
(720X480 - 8.7 MB MP4 Video)

Larger Video Files and Full-Night Video File Download Page
M81 (Bode's Galaxy)
M16 (Eagle Nebula)
M20 (Trifid Nebula)
M101 (Pinwheel Galaxy) ST-10 image
M101 (Pinwheel Galaxy) STL-11000 image
M104 (Sombrero Galaxy)
NGC 5139 (Omega Centauri)
M9 (Lagoon Nebula)
Coma Berenices - Virgo Galaxies
Widefield in Coma Berenices and Virgo - M100, M99, M98
M65 M66 NGC3628
Leo Triplet - M65, M66, NGC 3628
M81 and M82
M81 and M82
Scorpius wide-field
Scorpius and Milky Way Galactic Center over Mountains - 35mm Lens
Rho Ophiuchus - 200mm lens EOS 40D
Rho Ophiuchus and Antares Nebula Complex - 200mm Lens
Rho Ophiuchus - FSQ 106 STL 11000
Rho Ophiuchus - FSQ-106N
Fort Davis Arrival
Fort Davis, Texas Arrival at Davis Mountains State Park
View to South
Fort Davis Prude Ranch Terrain
Terrain of Davis Mountains State Park and Prude Ranch
Telescope on Upper Field
Telescopes/Mounts on Upper Field at Texas Star Party
  • Left: Astro-Physics 130 f/6.3 EDFGT with 67PF562 flattener and SBIG ST-10XME and guiding head with AP 80X900 guidescope on AP 1200GTO and ATS Pier
  • Center: Takahashi FSQ-106N with SBIG STL-11000M and guiding head with Vixen 60X700 Guidescope on EM-200
  • Right: Losmandy GM-8 with Vixen 80ss 80x400 guidescope and EOS-5D camera


posted 03 May 2009; modified 06 May 2009

© 2009, William L. Castleman