Author Archives: Richard S. Wright Jr.

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

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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

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What does science tell us?

So often I see the phrase “According to science…”, or “Science tells us that…”, followed by a context that leads me to believe the author really doesn’t know what science is. Science is poorly taught in most public schools, poorly … Continue reading

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Okie-Tex Star Party

The Okie-Tex star party is held every September around new new moon at camp Billy Joe in the Oklahoma panhandle. Friends have told me that the skies are better than the famed Texas Star Party, and that attendance often swells past … Continue reading

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