February, 2017

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Crescent Venus

Goddes of the beauty, Venus From our highly light polluted back yard. Feb 24th 2017 Telescope: Explore Scientific AR127 127mm f/6.5 Achromatic Refractor Telescope Camera: Full Spectrum modified Canon SL1 3x Barlow tube ISO: 1600, 1/160 second Single shot, no stacking.

Early Christmas Gift – Explore Scientific AR152

We were looking for a better telescope to upgrade our 5″ Celestron f/10; something sharper and faster. We decided to go with Explore Scientific AR152 152mm f/6.5 Achromatic Refractor. If clouds allow we will take it for a test ride. Stay tuned.

Snow Moon and Penumbral Lunar Eclipse.

Feb 10, 2017 Full (Snow) Moon & Penumbral Eclipse Click here for full version Technical Details

Wide View for Testing a Telescope

We were having trouble with our Celestron CS5 f/10 telescope, it is not fast and collecting a decent amount of data takes hours. We have an Orion 80mm f/5.0 Refractor that came with the guiding kit. We decided to give it a try as imaging telescope. We started with 30Read More …

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