It was one of the strangest things I’ve ever viewed in the night sky! As they slowly rose above the horizon, these two simultaneous Starlink flyovers showed the odd beauty and potential threat of these satellites on astronomy. What are your thoughts on the starlink satellites? Are they the future of information technology or destroying […]Read More Two SpaceX Starlink Flyovers at the Same Time | Thanks Elon Musk!!!
How well do Zoom Eyepieces work? Can they replace individual lenses for your telescope? Let’s test the design and performance of this Zoom Eyepiece by observing the surface of the Moon. If you own or are interested in buying a Zoom Eyepiece please let me know about your experiences and questions in the comment section […]Read More SVBONY 7-21mm Zoom Eyepiece for Astronomy: Review & Telescope Tests
In this video, I’ll show you how to see the Eta Aquarids depending on where you live and we’ll go over some tips for viewing meteor showers. Be sure to let me know about your questions and experience with the Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower in the comment section below. “The heavens declare the glory of […]Read More Is the 2021 Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower worth your time? It depends!
Don’t miss the first big meteor shower of 2021! I’ll show you when and where to look to see the Lyrids and give some tips on ways to increase the number of meteors you can see! Be sure to let me know about your questions and experience with the Lyrid Meteor Shower in the comment […]Read More Celebrate Earth Day 2021 with the Lyrid Meteor Shower
I’ll take you through a step by step guide on how to use DeepSkyStacker to greatly improve your astrophotography by stacking Light Frames, Flat Frames, Bias Frames & Dark Frames. If you find this video helpful, please like it and subscribe to this channel, but most importantly, let me know of the programs, settings and […]Read More DeepSkyStacker Tutorial: How to Stack Light Frames, Dark Frames, Bias Frames & Flat Frames for Astrophotography
Imaging the nighttime sky can be one of the most rewarding things to do in astronomy. When the light from deep sky objects that are thousands to millions of light years away hits the sensor of your imaging equipment it begins the wonderfully rewarding journey of imaging the heavens above. Today, I’m going to walk […]Read More How to take Light Frames, Flat Frames, Bias Frames & Dark Frames for Astrophotography
April, May and June of 2021 have a lot to offer in amateur astronomy. From meteor showers, a lunar eclipse, the planets of our solar system and deep sky objects, regardless of what equipment you own or your level of experience, I’ll walk you through the best things to view in the night sky this […]Read More The Night Sky! April, May, June 2021: Lyrid Meteor Shower, Lunar/Solar Eclipse, Planets, Deep Sky Objects & More
Later this year, Comet Leonard has the potential to be one of the greatest sites in astronomy. In this video, I’ll show you what parts of the sky Comet C/2021 A1 (Leonard) will be traveling through as it makes it’s closest approach to Earth on December 12, 2021. Be sure to let me know of […]Read More How to Find Comet Leonard | The Best Comet of 2021?
DSLR’s are wonderful to use for astrophotography. Whether you’re just getting into imaging by shooting star trails on a tripod or you’ve begun taking breathtaking pictures of deep sky objects with a tracking mount, DSLR’s are an impressive piece of equipment in amateur astronomy. Today, we’re going to look at the best camera settings that […]Read More How to use a DSLR for Astrophotography: The Best Camera Settings & More
Getting sharp focus is a critical and sometimes frustrating part of astrophotography. Even when everything is setup correctly, your equipment has cooled and the skies are steady, it can still be hard to tell if the stars in your frame are sharp or just little a bit off; and the last thing you want is […]Read More How to get Perfect Focus with a Bahtinov Mask for Astrophotography