My brand new 12nm H-alpha filter arrived this week and I was anxious to try it out. What more of […]
My slow conversion into a modified camera user shooting narrowband images accelerated last night. Under a very bright, and very […]
When I first ripped apart my camera, one thing was bugging me. I purchased the Baader BCF-1 filter replacement because […]
Every hobby has changing interest, intensity and expectation levels. Different levels of astrophotography have a ceiling, and those ceilings are […]
I’m well aware I’ve said several times that I wasn’t at a point where I needed to modify my camera, […]
For a lot of us under the age of 45 or so, this hobby was kicked off by seeing amazing […]
I’m sitting in a surgery waiting room writing this. I don’t know what else to do and I can’t stare […]
Saturday was great. It was 54 degrees in Chicago, in January. I was otuside in just a sweatshirt and no […]
OK – it didn’t really break the scope, but the patches did create an access violation in the driver that […]
The other hobby I have a borderline unhealthy obsession with is cycling. Its freeing, as challenging or easy as you […]
I’ve updated some information for modified DSLRs in a new post here. The tips below are for use with an […]
What is Dithering? Dithering is a process initiated by your imaging software between captures that sends a message to your […]
The Rosette is a large, fairly bright object just to the left of where you've been imaging all winter!
You probably already have a camera that you can start experimenting with. Read this post to check it out.
Here's a loooong post, but it should contain a lot of useful information if you're looking for a bare-bones setup.
Take this as a few words of advice from someone who has been through all of this. It's not gospel, but it's a method and attitude that works for me in getting what I need.