Author Archives: EorEquis

Data acquisition live stream

Happening now!¬† ūüôā https://www.twitch.tv/eorequis

Posted in AstroImages, Astroimaging Gear, DSOs, ROR Obs 2.0 | Leave a comment

NGC 2237 – The Rosette Nebula in Narrowband

Presented here is a 4-panel narrowband mosaic of NGC2237, the Rosette Nebula.¬† From Wikipedia : The¬†Rosette¬†Nebula¬†(also known as¬†Caldwell 49) is a large spherical¬†H II region¬†(circular in appearance) located near one end of a giant molecular cloud in the¬†Monoceros¬†region of the¬†Milky … Continue reading

Posted in AstroImages, DSOs | 2 Comments

That post about solar stuff

Been meeting to get around to “a post about all the solar stuff” and just keep…not.¬† Had occasion to take/send a few pics the other day (more on the recipient in a moment) and am finally prompted to put something … Continue reading

Posted in Astroimaging Gear, Random Sciency Stuffs, ROR Obs 2.0 | 1 Comment

“Major construction” is complete!

What I consider “major construction” of the obs is now complete.¬† Still lots left to do, but it all falls in the category of “finish work” or ‘electrical/electronics”. A roof was framed up w/ 2×3, 2×4, and 2×6 lumber Rolling … Continue reading

Posted in Astroimaging Gear, ROR Obs 2.0 | Leave a comment

Lots has happened!

Been a while, and quite a bit has changed in the new obs. Last weekend, the interior wall was framed in, despite my best efforts!¬† (Measure once, cut eleven times…) This weekend, the living room became the scene of a … Continue reading

Posted in Astroimaging Gear, ROR Obs 2.0 | Leave a comment

First session on the new pier!

Huzzah! Finally had a clear night (UPS delivered 10 days of clouds along with the repaired mount last week) so took the chance to test the mount repairs, and get a first evening off the new pier. Had to make … Continue reading

Posted in Astroimaging Gear, ROR Obs 2.0 | Leave a comment

Walls, ladies and gentlemen!

Yep.¬† We got walls.¬† (And a dachshund who’s sure I’m building her a new dog house)

Posted in ROR Obs 2.0 | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AstroImages, DSOs | Leave a comment

And then there was floor!

Well…subflooring, anyway. ūüôā

Posted in Astroimaging Gear, ROR Obs 2.0 | Leave a comment

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

Posted in HowTo and Tutorials | Leave a comment