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Great Lakes Astrophotography

Deep Sky and Widefield Astrophotography shot from a backyard in Grand Rapids, Michigan & other Great Lakes locations. 

Great Lakes Astrophotography is a brand of Starlight Photography focusing exclusively on imaging deep sky and widefield astrophotography.

Equipment Used

Mount: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Main Imaging Camera: ZWO ASI 294MM-Pro

Telescope: William Optics ZenithStar 81 APO Refractor with Flat6aIII 0.8x Flattener/Reducer

WiFi Equipment Controller: ZWO ASIAir Pro

Filters: ZWO 1.25″ LRGB, ZWO 1.25″ Narrowband (Ha, Oiii, Sii)

ZWO 8-Position Electronic Filter Wheel (EFW)

ZWO Electronic Automatic Focuser (EAF)

Guiding: ZWO 30F4 Guide Scope, ZWO 120MC-S Guide/Planetary Camera

Photo Processing: PixInsight, Adobe Lightroom


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About Steve

Steve is a full-time professional pilot, who has always had a passion for anything “air and space”.  After years of taking quick phone pictures of the earth below, Steve set his sights to the sky, capturing the breathtaking nebulae and galaxies that grace our night sky.

The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. – Psalm 19:1

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