Photographing the Night Sky 2018-03-09T15:49:57+00:00

Return to M20 the Trifid Nebula

Featured Astronomy Magazine online Picture of the Day, Sept 8th, 2016.  Also featured in Amateur Astrophotography E-Magazine Aug 9th, issue #31 It's [...]

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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