Astronomy Notebook

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North American Nebula (Region Of)

Region in North American Nebula Oct 12, 2017: (My image overlaid on sky background. Courtesy of World Wide Telescope) ZWO 224 camera, Lunt telescope …

Sadr

Sadr-2017-10-03 : <b>IMAGE ABOVE</b> :Lunt telescope 70 mm, 420mm, Zwo 224 camera, 28 Fits stacked in Sharpcap, processed in Deep Sky Stacker and Windows 10 …

Photographing The Milky Way In Panorama Using A DSLR

Image: The Milky Way : Courtesy of Joshua Rhoades (Joshua Rhoades Photography)<p><b>Photographing The Milky Way does not require specialized equipment but</b> …

Required: A “World Plan” For The Earth And Habitation Of Space

Image: The Clouds Over Titan : Courtesy of Nasa.gov<p>We must become a multi-planetary species. Our fate in the cosmos will be determined by how soon we …

Space Science

Bahtinov Mask Created By 3D Printing

Bahtinov Mask created by 3D printing. (Thanks Benny Fab Laboratory at Benny Library)<p>Bahtinov Mask 3D printing video (Thanks to the Benny Fab Lab at …

The Push For Human Habitation In Space

Image Courtesy of Nasa.gov<p>Since man’s first step’s on the Moon in 1969 and to present day, with such discoveries as those attributed to Voyager, …

If Life is Like Water, Then it is Abundant in The Universe

Image Courtesy of Nasa at https://www.nasa.gov<p>The only truth of which we can be certain with regard to life in the universe is that Earth is surely …

Bahtinov Mask / Other Focusing Methods

The Bahtinov Mask, invented in 2005 by a Russian amateur astronomer, Pavel Bahtinov in 2005, is a device used to focus using a bright star. There are …

Filters Types For The Telescope

<i>Filters, filters which to choose …</i><p><b>Filter Overview</b><p>Filters are used to enhance the sharpness and contrast at the eyepiece or in an image. All filters …

The Moon

Click Here: Moon In High Resolution<p>The Moon: From a Video, ZWO 224, IR 850 filter, Skywatcher Mak Newt telescope (1000mm, 190mm), stacked and …

Moon Facts

• 4.5 billion years old created as a result of asteroid bombardment of the Earth’s surface.<br>• Takes 27.3 days to rotate on its axis.<br>• It takes the Moon 29.3 …

Vega and the Ring Nebula

<i>Vega is a bluish-white star, two and one half times the size of our Sun and is 40 % brighter. It is the brightest star in the constellation of Lyra</i> …

Types of Telescopes

There are 3 basic types of telescopes categorized by the way light enters the objective and is focused at the eyepiece…the refractor, reflector and …

Our Place In the Universe

Since the beginning, we have looked to the heavens instinctively, seeking answers to explain our world and origins. One truth cannot be denied, we …