Category Archives: Star Parties

Chronicles of my star party adventures

Top 10 Rules for Star Party Etiquette

Summer has peaked and the days are slowly getting shorter, and the nights longer. Cool weather, and long nights on the horizon means star party season for me, and in fact I’m heading up to a Star Party in West … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Some Nice Data

Regardless of your craft or art form, the best way to know you’re improving over time is to look back at something you did a few years ago and feel a since of… Wow, I could do so much better … Continue reading

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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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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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