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Thomas Bopp poses with the 17″ Dobsonian on which he first observed his comet, Hale-Bopp.

Credits

Some data on each of the observed objects were taken from “Sky Atlas 2000.0 Companion” by Robert A. Strong, ISBN 0-9644393-0-1 and “The Sky” Astronomy Software, Level IV Version 5, by Software Bisque.

Links

My favorite “toy” store: Starizona

Great images & info by Scott Tucker: Dark Sky Images

Astronomy Talk Radio with David Levy: Let’s Talk Stars

For more on the instruments and software:
Celestron
Software Bisque
SBIG

Gallery of the Night Sky

Clusters

Nebulae

Galaxies

Solar System

Messier Marathon