My Path to Astrophotography

Back to Contents   I started as a visual amateur astronomer, way back in 1984, and in the next twenty years I was more often off than on with the hobby. Then in 2005 I decided to have a (more) serious run at it, refurbishing the old equipment and buying much new one, since in … Continue reading My Path to Astrophotography

The Telescopes

As outlined in my introduction to the site, I started stargazing decades ago, and of course throughout these years I have acquired many items of equipment. Unlike many others who trade, buy and sell to substitute one piece of equipment with another, I have perhaps bought less stuff, but I have also never given away … Continue reading The Telescopes

Pictures: Lunar and Planetary

Teophilus, Cyrillus and Catharina, with Meade ETX-80 and LPI, April 2007. Ptolemaus, Alphonsus and Arzachel with Meade ETX-80 and LPI, January 2007. Jupiter with Meade 2045 D at 2000 mm FL and Meade LPI, June 2006. Saturn with Meade ETX-80 and Meade LPI, March 2007. Teophilus, Cyrillus and Katharina with MAK-90 and LPI, April 2017. … Continue reading Pictures: Lunar and Planetary