After Ron Stanley spends the day surveying land, he turns his attention to surveying the night sky from his backyard observatory.

October 9, 2008

By JACK BESS Contributor
When Ron Stanley takes photos of the 'hood, he's got a different perspective than most of us.
"Within about 100 million light years is what you would call the local neighborhood for amateur photographers," said Stanley. He's a Cary land surveyor and member of the Lake County Astronomical Society who photographs deep space from his backyard observatory dubbed Columbia.