Tag Archives: astrophotography

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Orion Nebula and Andromeda Galaxy

During warmer temperatures and clear skies in late December I spent time under the night sky with the Sky Watch Star Adventurer tracking mount. Utilizing this mount, my Nikon camera, and a 200mm lens I […]

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Comet 46-P/Wirtanen & Geminid Meteors| Matthew Moses Photography

In late December a comet designated Comet 46-P/Wirtanen became bright enough for viewing with binocular or with naked eyes under really dark skies. It also happened to correspond with the peak of the annual Geminid […]

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Late Night at Boulder Lake – A Northern Lights Time Lapse

On Friday October 13th we were treated to an aurora display due to a Earth facing Coronal hole on the Sun. I had been getting alerts from the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center for most […]

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The Start of Milky Way Season…

As the weather turns warmer and the calendar switched to March the galactic core starts to be come visible in the early morning hours before sunrise. You have to find a dark spot and be […]

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Milky Way

As summer turns to fall we say goodbye to the brilliant views of Milky Way’s galactic core that was observable from June to September. This photo shows the Milky Way over Split Rock State Park’s […]

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Mother’s Day Aurora Display

Just after Midnight as Mother’s Day started the Northern Lights where dancing away, filling the sky with shades of green and occasional hints and blue and purple. First two photos are from the historic Davidson […]

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Superbloodmoon (Supermoon and Lunar Eclipse) | Duluth, MN | Moses Images

This was the view of the Supermoon Lunar Eclipse as viewed from Skyline Parkway below Enger Tower in Duluth, MN. Multiple cloud banks passed through obscuring things for a bit before allowing one short glimpse […]

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Perseid Meteor Shower | Moses Images

Its nearly mid-August so it is once again time to get outside and watch for Perseid meteors. For 2015 we were blessed with a nearly new moon so no moonlight to wash out meteor viewing. […]

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Solstice Aurora | Two Harbors, MN | Moses Images

The evening of Monday June 22 the Northern US was treated to a phenomenal northern lights display. The display lit up the sky and at one point I could see light in nearly a full […]

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Lunar Eclipse | Moses Images

The Saturday before Easter we were treated to a lunar eclipse just before sunrise. From my viewing area around Duluth, Minnesota, we didn’t get to see the whole eclipse as the moon set before totality. […]