Sunday, September 25, 2016

Starting Out

I Got A New Telescope, How Do I Find Galaxies?

The Leo Trio: M65, M66, NGC3628 “I am using the stock eyepiece of this scope.... 


Astrophography with a 1 1/4″ focuser Astrophography with a 1 1/4″ focuser

If you are like me, you are amazed by all the wonderful photos people are getting... 


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How To's

I Got A New Telescope, How Do I Find Galaxies?

The Leo Trio: M65, M66, NGC3628 “I am using the stock eyepiece of this scope.... 


Finderscope turned Guidescope Finderscope turned Guidescope

Last weekend I went out to do some imaging and was having problems with my guidescope. I... 


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News

Lunar Eclipse December 10, 2011 Orange County Lunar Eclipse December 10, 2011 Orange County

Eclipse phases at Top of The World Laguna Beach, CA 12-12-11 It’s been a while since I’ve done some astronomy. But I finally got out again last weekend. I almost did not go, because the lunar eclipse was going to be in totality until it was light. I ended up going because when I started to look it up, I found out that the next total lunar... [Read more of this review]


Delta II Rocket Spotted from Orange County Delta II Rocket Spotted from Orange County

Self portrait minutes after I saw the Delta II launch I’ve always wanted to see the shuttle lift off in Florida, but that will probably never happen.  So this year I’ve been trying to spot a rocket launch here in California. As you may know Vandenberg AFB is home to NASA’s west coast launch pad. And according to Brian Webb’s... [Read more of this review]


Julian Starfest 2009 Julian Starfest 2009

August 20-23, 2009 was the 2nd annual Julian Starfest at the Menghini Winery in the small mountain town of Julian, CA – and the MBS Astronomy Club set up to camp all four days. The Julian Starfest is a major Southern California astronomy event, featuring a free public star party on Saturday, tours of the Palomar Observatory, astronomy supplies... [Read more of this review]


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