We've had our last official star party for 2013! After you've recovered from your New Year's celebrations, join us at GMARS for the first star party of 2014! Dress warm and stay up all night watching the sky from the premiere dark sky site among southern Californian astronomy clubs.
During the 2013 Nightfall Star Party, Mark Melnyk found time to capture this LRGB image of M1, the Crab Nebula, with his 12.5" f/6.7 AG Optical iDK telescope and Apogee F16M camera. Click the image for a larger version.