An Amazing piece of work from Sean Goebel.
11 October 2013
This morning was the first time in a long time that I had a chance to take the telescope out and get some real good stargazing done.
Although I had work this morning, I got an early … Continue reading
The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 3 million light years from Earth. This Galaxy is a member of our own local group of Galaxies which include the The Milky Way, Andromeda and about 30 other smaller galaxies. On … Continue reading
In the early years, not everyone was convinced of the merits of astrophotography and many astronomers still preferred to sketch what they saw. Early photography was difficult and unreliable. As these problems were overcome, the next generation of astronomers came … Continue reading
After Daguerre success photographing the Moon, it became clear that photography will have a great impact on astronomy.
However it was not until 1858 that the first success came in photographing a body contained within our … Continue reading
It used to be the reserve of the super rich or elite astronomical societies, but with advances in technology, very clear and detailed photographs of the night sky can be produced by anyone.
Cheap web camera … Continue reading
When I was deciding which telescope to purchase I had read a lot of articles that suggested for novices something on an azimuth mount would be a good place to start. This kind of mount would allow you to simply … Continue reading