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
Let’s unbox, review and test this lens to find out why it is one of the best bang for your buck deals in astrophotography! I’ll walk you through all this incredible lens has to offer as we go outside to test it with some deep sky imaging. If you own the Samyang or Rokinon version […]Read More Samyang/Rokinon 135mm F2 for Astrophotography: Review & Imaging Tests
I’ll walk you through the best views of the Moon, Planets and Deep Sky objects like the Orion Nebula this winter. Regardless of your equipment or experience, we’ve got something here for you to see in the night sky. Please let me know what you’ve gone out see this winter with your telescope, binoculars or […]Read More The Night Sky! January, February, March 2021 | Best Astronomy Views | The Orion Nebula & More
I’ll show you how find the Christmas Tree Star Cluster in the night sky. Made up of over 80 stars, it lights up the sky all winter long and is a treat to see through the telescope or image with a tracking mount. Follow Late Night Astronomy on: http://www.instagram.com/latenightastronomy http://www.twitter.com/latenightastro http://www.youtube.com/latenightastronomyRead More I Took a Picture of the Christmas Tree Star Cluster. Where is it in the Night Sky?
As the great conjunction approaches I’ve got a live stream of Jupiter and Saturn getting closer and closer through my telescope. How are you planning on seeing this great event on December 21st.Read More Live Stream of Jupiter and Saturn Close to Conjunction
Don’t miss the greatest meteor shower of 2020! In this video, I’ll show you how to see the Geminids and give some tips on ways to increase the number of meteors you can see! Be sure to let me know about your experience with the Geminid Meteor Shower in the comment section below. Clear skies […]Read More How to See The Geminid Meteor Shower: The Greatest Shower of 2020