M8, M20 & M21
About The Photographer
Chanan G. is happily married with 2 wonderful kids. Since 2005, he has been serving as Senior Director of Business Development for Model N Inc. Prior to that, he was Founder & CEO of Privia Inc (6 years), and prior to that, he was Founder & CEO of Click Online (7 years).
We recently caught up with Chanan via email to ask him some questions about his astronomy / astro-imaging hobby. Here were his responses:
What is your level of experience in astronomy (beginner, intermediate, advanced, or expert)?
How long have you been involved in the astronomy hobby?
What is your level of experience in astro-imaging (beginner, intermediate, advanced, or expert)?
What is your favorite Orion product?
12" Goto Dobsonian (it rocks! best star party machine ever built)
How many telescopes do you own?
Eight scopes (sold a few, was above 10)
Are you a member of an astronomy club? If so, which one?
San Mateo County Astronomical Society, where I serve as Vice President and board member
Peninsula Astronomical Society
Fremont Peak Observatory Association (intermitent membership)
What is your favorite viewing location?
Glacier Point Yosemite
What is your typical viewing location?
Crest View Park San Carlos, CA
What is your favorite object to observe?
Planetary Nebulae, Alberio, Globulars
What is your favorite object to image?
Emission and Planetary nebulae