Monthly Archives: October 2017

Public Data Repository

Hey folks! I’m beginning to make all my AP data available publicly, under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license.  It is located at http://tristarobservatory.space/PublicData/ The repository currently contains all 2017 DSO data.  More will be added as time allows. Should you create your … Continue reading

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And then there was floor!

Well…subflooring, anyway. 🙂

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Handling SHO Magenta Stars in PixInsight

One of the most common complaints we hear when imaging narrow band targets is “How do I get rid of these bright pink/purple star halos in my SHO/Hubble palette image?” In this video, I cover 3 simple methods to begin … Continue reading

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Narrowband NGC 7822 – Modified SHO

NGC 7822 Figured I’d try to throw in some NII for a change since…well…I have the filter, why not use it? Overall, not really worth the effort imo. It does show some VERY minor differences from the Hα signal in … Continue reading

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More progress on Obs 2.0

Floor framing got started today.  Had hoped to finish it today, but life conspired against me in the form of a dishwasher needing to be replaced. Still, 1/3 or so was completed today. 🙂

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Obs 2.0 has a pier!

The pier for Obs 2.0 is poured. 🙂 There was digging. And supervising And gravel And concrete and rebar SO much concrete A half a freaking ton of concrete, one bag at a time! But alas there was a footer, … Continue reading

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