Recently an option came up to purchase the Altair Hypercam 183C Pro camera at a bargain price (NOT the price in the link, that’s information only.) Still massively out of my price range I sold my ZWO ASI183MC to fund it (which had the added benefit of leaving me a little left over as well.)… Read More Altair Hypercam 183C First Light
Ask any astrophotographer and/or astronomer in the UK and they’ll tell you that we don’t get out and image nearly as much as we’d like to. In line with that great British tradition of us moaning about the weather, we moan a LOT about the weather here, and to be fair, with a great deal… Read More When Astrophotographers CAN Astrophotograph
You’ll hear astrophotographers talk a LOT about their “workflow.” I don’t know for sure if there’s an official definition for this, but for me it includes everything after carrying out the polar alignment all the way through to the finished image. I’ve already covered polar alignment and guiding in my walkthrough, so I’ll assume you’ve… Read More Narrowband Workflow
Okay, not so much a post about astrophotography per se, but still quite exciting for us nonetheless. With the clue being in the title, I’ll give you some background. A couple of weeks ago I was sat going through our images as I do when the weather is god-awful, something that it is with appalling… Read More Our VERY FIRST Calendar Has Gone Live!
I’m starting to get used to this narrowband imaging. I’m finding it a lot more fun and generally speaking the image data appears to be cleaner. This is in part down to my not having to fight light pollution. This is because using a narrowband filter, even a dual bandpass one such as the ZWO… Read More Pacman In Space