Last week, my family and I took a trip out to Galena. My wife and I frequent the area, but […]
I often wonder if anybody in astronomy forums has had to struggle to figure out how to pay kids' school fees and the mortgage in the same month, or forgo that pizza order to put gas in the car.
Noise mitigation for OSC (One-shot Color) Cameras in polluted skies We all know that SNR is the Signal to Noise […]
You’ve just spent hours, or even days or weeks collecting data for your latest object. You stack up all of […]
So you’ve gotten through the Milky Way objects in Sagittarius and they’ve have started to fade off to the West. […]
…If the celestial pole is visible. I’m late to the game on this, but I also think this tool has […]
It’s not a plane. It’s not a meteor. It’s not even a satellite. What is it? No, it is not […]
As July wears on, I’ve had several nights out imaging, and most of them successful. This, despite the fact that […]
You’re just taking pictures of the sky, right? How hard can it be to just point something up and click […]
June has arrived and the treasures of the Southern Milky Way are coming into a viewable window for me by […]
I haven’t been out under the stars much at all lately due to weather and busy schedules, but I found […]
Noticeable changes in the sky usually take thousands of years to happen. Your kids noticeably change everyday if you’re paying […]
I got out under the stars last night for the first time in two weeks! I screwed up the location […]
I stumbled upon this last night after not imaging for a couple weeks due to weather. There are no release […]
You got your child their first telescope. It may be one of the ones I mentioned in my recommendations, or maybe you already had that department store telescope. What now? Where do you point?
At some point, if they haven't already, your child may have an instant interest in space and you'll want to help them along with a telescope. As with all kid's interests, it may be fleeting, or it may be more persistent. Buying the cheapest telescope you can find is sure to make it a very temporary experience.