Welcome to my astrophotography site.

Follow me on my journey into space!


Some of my favourites.

The Great Orion Nebula

The Great Orion Nebula

Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy

Pleiades Star Cluster



Here are some astrophotography tools I wrote that you might find useful.

FITS Scrubber

Upload a linear (unstretched) FITS image in a web browser and it will perform an automatic stretch and more!

FITS Scrubber Carina Nebula

The astronomy web’s best kept secret. The first online PixInsight as a service that does a basic post-processing workflow. Want to see what all the fuss is about with PixInsight, BlurXT or NoiseXT online before buying? The FITS Scrubber will reveal the magic!

My Astronomy Picture of the Moment

Can’t get your own NASA APOD? Make your own with a simple one page site.


Download the free source code on

About Me

Dennis Mellican

Hi, my name is Dennis Mellican. I am based in Brisbane, Australia. During the day I am an IT professional and at night I am looking through a telescope.

Since 2022, I have gained an interest in astronomy and the hobby has become a passion.