Astrophotography of the Night Sky2018-12-23T16:15:01+00:00

Astrophotography of the night sky over Ontario, Canada and New Mexico, USA

“Across the sea of space, the stars are other Suns” – Carl Sagan

Welcome to my astrophotography site. I’m Shawn Nielsen and I’m an amateur astronomer and astrophotopgrapher. These astro images featured on this website were taken from various locations including dark sites in rural southern Ontario, up in northern cottage country (South Bruce Peninsula) as well as remote observatories in New Mexico, Australia and Spain. Some of the images were even taken from my home in Kitchener, a relatively light polluted city.  Continue reading…