The unexpected astrograph

When I started taking pictures of the night sky and of its objects, my instruments of choice were short refractors and camera lenses. I also had my small Meade 2045D SCT, but it was kept somewhat on the backburner, my refractors and camera lenses being both "faster" and of shorter focal length, and hence more … Continue reading The unexpected astrograph

Lunar and Planetary Imaging

That's indeed where I started. I think most do: it is easier than DSO imaging, or at least it is easier to get your first decent moonshot than to get your first acceptable DSO picture. Back in 2006-2007 I was using the Meade LPI with the Meade 2045D and the Meade ETX-80 (a sort of … Continue reading Lunar and Planetary Imaging