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A Dusty Martian Day

A Dusty Martian Day
A stunning photo I captured of Mars showcasing mare and the polar ice cap. I shot this photo at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Mars at Ladd Observatory

Mars at Ladd Observatory
A dramatic photo I captured last night of Mars showcasing mare and the polar ice cap. I shot this photo at Brown University's Ladd Observatory in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Coma Berenices Coma Star Cluster

Coma Berenices Coma Star Cluster
A subtle yet stunning capture of the Coma Star Cluster in the constellation Coma Berenices (Berenice's Hair). I shot this photo at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

M44 - The Beehive Open Star Cluster and M67 Cluster

M44 - The Beehive Open Star Cluster and M67 Cluster
A lovely panoramic shot I captured of the huge Beehive Open Star Cluster in the same field as the small but dense M67 Open Star Cluster. I shot this photo at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Waxing Gibbous Luna

Waxing Gibbous Luna
A beautiful high resolution shot I captured of the Moon on March 9, 2014 from Brown University's Ladd Observatory in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Comet Lovejoy in the Morning

Comet Lovejoy in the Morning
A spectacular photo I captured of Comet C/2013 R1 Lovejoy this morning. Comet Lovejoy has been maintaining a nice level of brightness and is forming quite a sexy tail. Lovejoy was easily naked eye visible and is in the constellation Bootes. I captured this photo at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Jupiter, Io, and a Great Red Spot

Jupiter, Io, and a Great Red Spot
My first capture of Jupiter for the 2013 / 2014 viewing season. I captured this photo last night as the sky was awesome! This shot showcases Jupiter, the Great Red Spot, and the Galilean Moon: Io I captured this photo at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Messier 46 - The Demise of a Star

Messier 46 - The Demise of a Star
An excellent photo I captured this morning of the Messier 46 open star cluster. This is one of my favorite open star clusters as it has a stark uniquity, one of the stars is dying and has entered the Planetary Nebula stage of its life and is visible as the blue ring on the top-side of the photo. I captured this photo at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Messier 1 - A Supernova Remnant

Messier 1 - A Supernova Remnant
An compelling photo I captured last night of the Messier 1 supernova remnant. This supernova has happened within recorded history and would have been the brightest object in the sky aside from the Sun. I captured this photo at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

ORS-3 Mission Launch

ORS-3 Mission Launch
A relaxing photo of the ORS-3 Mission launch passing over Beavertail Light. I captured this photo in Jamestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Comet ISON Brightens

Comet ISON Brightens
A stunning photo I captured this morning of Comet ISON after brightening significantly. ISON has reached the threshold of naked eye visibility and is spectacular to view in binoculars. I captured this photo near Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

The Orion Nebula - A First Glance

The Orion Nebula - A First Glance
A beautiful winter 2013 / 2014 first glance photo of Messier 42, The Orion Nebula. I captured this photo at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Destination: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Destination: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
A fantastic photo I captured showcasing the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse of October 18, 2013 at maximum eclipse with a propeller plane passing through the field. I captured this photo at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

Lunar Occultation of Beta Capricorn

Lunar Occultation of Beta Capricorn
A fantatic shot I captured at the moment the 60% waxing gibbous occulted Beta Capricorn (Dabih) during International Observe the Moon Night at Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

139 Megapixel Harvest Moon

139 Megapixel Harvest Moon
A spot on shot I captured of the 98% waning gibbous moon one night after the Harvest Moon from Frosty Drew Observatory in Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA.
  • By: Scott MacNeill

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