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Astrophotos Tonight Leave a comment Read more »

Astrophotos Tonight

Tonight was a pretty clear night and there was no big bright moon to contend with, so I decided to see if some of my old friends in the sky were out. They were. I spent an hour snapping photos on my Meade LX200 GPS…


Historic Lunar Eclipse Leave a comment Read more »

Historic Lunar Eclipse

Unfortunately, clouds obscured our local view of the Eclipse. However, I managed to put together a series of shots from Slooh.com of the exciting part of the eclipse.


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Nebulae

Some of the best images of nebulae I’ve taken through my Meade LX 200 GPS 8″ telescope over the past 6 years.  I started with the SAC 8 MkII monochrome camera, but later in 2008, I got a Meade DSI II Pro monochrome camera.  Now I…


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Galaxies

Some of the best images of galaxies I’ve taken through my Meade LX 200 GPS 8″ telescope over the past 6 years.  I started with the SAC 8 MkII monochrome camera, but later in 2008, I got a Meade DSI II Pro monochrome camera.  Now…


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Planets

Some of the best images of planets I’ve taken through my Meade LX 200 GPS 8″ telescope over the past 6 years.  I started with the SAC 8 MkII monochrome camera, but later in 2008, I got a Meade DSI II Pro monochrome camera.  Now…


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Star Clusters

Some of the best images of star clusters I’ve taken through my Meade LX 200 GPS 8″ telescope over the past 6 years.  I started with the SAC 8 MkII monochrome camera, but later in 2008, I got a Meade DSI II Pro monochrome camera. …


A Telescope To Learn From Leave a comment Read more »

A Telescope To Learn From

In 1988, when I was living in Beaverton, Oregon, I purchased a Celestron telescope with an equatorial mount from Orion Telescopes. Back then, there were no digital cameras, at least any that I could afford. Also back then, telescopes didn’t come with an electronics package…