Monthly Archives: September 2018


Finished a 4-panel mosaic of LDN889 over the weekend.  ~48 hours of total integration time in this image. Stellarvue SV80ST Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO Atik 414ex Astrodon 1.25″ 3nm NB filters QHY5L-II guidcam in a Starlight XPress mini filter wheel w/ … Continue reading

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A Pox Upon Weather Underground

So…I’ve pretty much had it with Weather Underground. Pages are frequently unavailable, or contain no data. Sometimes, the discussion board for one station shows up for another…or several others. Settings like F or C, Station Statuses, etc are difficult if … Continue reading

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New video : Observatory Tour Part 1 – The Rig

Got a request a while back for an obs tour video. Figured I’d chop the tour up into sections, each featuring a different component or system. Here is the first of those segments, covering the main imaging rig itself.  

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