Note -- you have reached the original astrophotographs.com website. Please enjoy the images and narratives. Since the website has been moved to a new server, most links still are active, although some may not work. If you encounter an error or broken link, please bring it to my attention. Of course, thanks very much for visiting. Logo contact information has been updated (i.e. we moved to Taos, NM) as below:
12 Rabbit Valley Road / P.O. Box 1515
El Prado, NM 87529
303-903-8996 or 575-758-3670
You may also want to visit Willis' new astronomy site at: taosastronomer.com/
site is for anyone who's ever looked up at the nighttime sky and
sensed the feeling of awe and wonder that comes with knowing that
the universe has so much to see and experience! Explore the links
to the right and view the Comet Hale-Bopp
and the "Original Astrophotography"
gallery that features among others the Northern Lights, the 1991
Total Solar Eclipse from Mexico and Halley's Comet. Visit newer
astrophotographs in a gallery that displays the "1998
Total Solar Eclipse" in Curacao, Netherlands Antilles.
Enjoy a movie of this spectacular event.
Explore the "Something New"
section of astrophotographs.com using the new galaxy navigation
strategies. Follow the pulsing links to the "2000
Total Lunar Eclipse" gallery and the "Digital
CCD" gallery. Explore the newest galleries featuring the
2001 Total Solar Eclipse as seen from Zimbabwe
and the 2001 Leonid meteor shower and storm
as observed and photographed from Colorado. Click on the sample
images below to access additional photographs of a rare bright red
Northern Lights display as seen from Conifer, Colorado in late November,
In March, 2004 Willis
and his wife traveled to Chena Hot Springs near Fairbanks, Alaska
to observe and photograph the Northern Lights from that optimum
location. Click on this text or the images
below to be transported to the 2004 Alaskan Aurora Borealis gallery.
some tips that can help you become a better astrophotographer,
too. Peruse some of my observations of comets, or read
narratives that feature a more philosophical "view"
of the heavens. A biography of the artists
is also included. Check out the links to cool
places on the Web such as "Kitt Peak's Advanced Observing
Program" and other sites featuring outstanding astronomical
content and information.
Some screens and images
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time shouldn't be too bad for most people. Also, I've provided an
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consider purchasing a limited-edition signed and numbered matted photograph
from this secure web site. An initial suggestion might be the
"Moon Mist" poster as sampled below. Please click on the
image to view a larger version and to learn details of the poster's
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