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Astrophotography

A growing number of astrophotographers have generously given their permission to reproduce some of their work here.

Currently, 14 astrophotographers have shared 272 images in the DOCdb gallery. Enjoy!

Pete Scully

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Chris Middleton

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Dale Liebenberg

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Percy Amoils

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George Liakos

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Hannes Pieterse

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Dany Duprez

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Joe Perulero

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Lucas Ferreira

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Oleg Toumilovich

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Kos Coronaios

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Anthony Ayiomamitis

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John Gill

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Dieter Willasch

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A wealth of excellent astrophotos exists elsewhere on the internet, of course. Some of these resources are listed on the Links page.

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Everything on DOCdb.net is © 2004-2010 by Auke Slotegraaf, unless stated otherwise or if you can prove you have divine permission to use it. Before using material published here, please consult the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.5 License. Some material on DOCdb is copyright the individual authors. If in doubt, don't reproduce. And that goes for having children, too. Please note that the recommended browser for DOCdb is Firefox 3.x. You may also get good results with K-Meleon. Good luck if you're using IE. A successful experience with other browsers, including Opera and Safari, may vary.