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Index for all object numbers ..... Search page for all objects in order to those catalogue numbers.

Comets Comet 38P/Stephan-Oterma & 64P/Swift-Gehrels on Dec 8 are added (Dec 12)
Comet 46P/Wirtanen on Dec 8 is added (Dec 10)

Photo Album Contents
Photo Album Contents

1st Scenes Deepsky in Spring ...228 pics displayed
2nd Scenes Deepsky in Summer ...139 pics displayed
3rd Scenes Deepsky in Autumn ...162 pics displayed
4th Scenes Deepsky in Winter ...149 pics displayed
5th Scenes Constellations ...71 pics displayed
6th Scenes Comets & Meteors  (On Satellite Server) ...570 pics displayed
7th Scenes Milky Way ...42 pics displayed
8th Scenes Stellar Scenes ...132 pics displayed
9th Scenes Moon & Planets  (On Satellite Server) ...119 pics displayed
10th Scenes Eclipse ...71 pics displayed
Full-HD compatible Wallpapers
  (On Satellite Server)
...71 pics displayed

Special pages of "The Great American Eclipse"
  Images & movies captured at Salem, Oregon on Aug 21, 2017

Review of the eclipse
Combined photo of all progress
Time-lapse movie of all progress
Change of Diamond Ring
Baily's beads, chromosphere & prominences
Streamline structure of the corona
Real-time movie during totality
Brightness distribution of the white-light corona
Diurnal motion of the eclipsed sun
Snapshot during observation
Change of sky brightness
Movement of the shadow cone
Real-time movie of Shadow-band

Full-HD compatible Wallpapers includes 5 images

  H-α Solar Images

  Image archives with H-α (656nm) solar telescope
  (On satellite server)

←  Latest image (Dec 10)

Observed images of Rare Sky Events 2015-2018
Approach of Mars
(Jun-Oct 2018)
Total Lunar Eclipse
(Jan 31, 2018)
Comet Catalina

(Dec 2015-Feb 2016
Comet Lovejoy

(Dec 2014-Aug 2015)

Observed images of Rare Sky Events 2013-2014
Total Lunar Eclipse
(Oct 8, 2014)
Supernova 2014J
(Jan-Mar 2014)
Comet ISON

(Sep-Nov 2013)
Comet Lovejoy

(Oct 2013-Feb 2014)

Observed images of Rare Sky Events 2011-2012
Venusian Occultation
(Aug 14, 2012)
Venus Transit
(Jun 6, 2012)
Annular Solar Eclipse
(May 21, 2012)
Total Lunar Eclipse
(Dec 10, 2011)

Milky Way Galaxy Patchwork
High-resolved Milky Way mosaic

A Special contents in "7th Scenes: Milky Way"
Violent Meteor Storm in Far East

Several thousands in hourly rate observed before dawn of Nov 19, 2001

Atmospheric Optical Phenomena
Rainbow, Halo, & Arcs in sky

Rare sky events created by Sun & Moon

  Welcome ! This personal Web site is presented for the purpose of displaying Celestial Photographs taken by me, Naoyuki Kurita.
I am an Amateur Astrophotographer in Japan. You can browse various astropics I'm taking during last 25 years.

  The browsed appearance of this site has been optimized for the Internet Explorer® 11 on the Windows®10 Home (64 bit), displayed images are best viewed with an over 24 bit-colored XGA monitor.

Use of the copy of these images in any form without my permission is prohibited,
excepting personal or educational use.

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