Photographing the Night Sky2018-08-14T21:19:14+00:00

Sadr Gamma Cygni Region

Click image to view higher resolution. The bright star at center is Sadr, also known as Gamma Cygni. It is located in [...]

Hello and welcome to my Astrophotography and Astronomy website! My name is Shawn Nielsen. I’m fascinated with the science of Astronomy and enjoy sharing my passion of stargazing with others.

Photographing the night sky. The Visible Dark - Astrophotography by Shawn NielsenAs a young boy I was intrigued with the Moon and stars I could see above. 40+ years later I still am fascinated by the vast cosmos that appears to us on clear nights.  continue reading…

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