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About Me

I am a Diagnostic Radiologist by profession. I also have a degree in Metallurgical Engineering.  I have had a lifelong interest in Astronomy and Astrophysics since childhood as well as an appreciation for the beauty of the Universe.  My background in Radiology and Medical Imaging gives me some unique perspective and training in observing as well as astro-imaging.  This hobby in a sense is an extension of what I do on an every day basis.


The Astronomical League

The Albuquerque Astronomical Society

The Escambia Amateur Astronomy Association

The American Academy for the Advancement of Science.

The American Astronomical Society

My Work


Pillars of Creation in M16

May 8, 2021

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M1  The Crab Nebula

January 21, 2021

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M51  The Whirlpool Galaxy

February 9, 2021

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Io Occultation

 June 26, 2021 05:20

Transit of Mercury 11/11/19

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Transit of Mercury

November 11, 2019

Point of Maximum Transit

Transit of Mercury

November 11, 2019

Egress: Start 11:00 MST, Event Complete  11:04 MST

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Globular Clusters Final Report

Transit of Mercury  11/11/19

Foundations in Imaging

Open Cluster Project

Herschel 400 Project

Planetary Nebula Project

Bright Nebula Project

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Stellar Evolution Project

Open Cluster Project

Sunspot Observing Project

       Carbon Stars

         Dark Nebulae

Annular Eclipse              10/14/23