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

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