Category Archives: Astrophotography

Posts about my astrophotography

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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Do-it-yourself RH-200 Focuser Upgrades

Victoria, as she is called, is my Officina Stellare RH-200 astrograph, or the Veloce. Eight inches of aperture at f/3 (3.46 corrected T/value) she is the Ferrari of my collection. When I first bought her, she had the standard manual … Continue reading

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The ARP Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies

Any avid astrophotographer will tell you that at some point you have to ask yourself, “How many times can I shoot M42”? I derive a lot of satisfaction out of shooting with different cameras/optics/etc. and modifying my techniques, so yes … Continue reading

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