Author Archives: Richard S. Wright Jr.

The Sky-Watcher Mak First Impressions

So, first a disclaimer, I mean it when I say first impressions; this is not a full product review. I will do one, but usually after a few months of using something. I just hate product reviews that are “looks … Continue reading

Posted in Gear, Observing | Comments Off on The Sky-Watcher Mak First Impressions

A Fathers Take on Fathers Day

If you will forgive a departure from topics astronomical and more… human. We are all human after all, and hey, it’s MY blog! I tend to get a little philosophical too at times. I lost my dad, over 30 years … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Fathers Take on Fathers Day

A Lesson in Patience

One of the most important lessons to learn early in astrophotography is patience. Once a certain level of competence is achieved, our first impulse is to try and shoot as many objects in one night as we can. After all, … Continue reading

Posted in Astrophotography, Star Parties | Comments Off on A Lesson in Patience

Don’t be hate’n on the Moon!

It think it’s high time I came out of the closet and disclosed something to my fellow astrophotographers. Most of my friends know me as a deep sky imager. Occasionally dabbling in a planet, or the sun, or maybe even … Continue reading

Posted in Astrophotography, Lunar, Observing | Comments Off on Don’t be hate’n on the Moon!