Thursday, October 19, 2017

Tripod Pads

September 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Articles, Equipment

Have you ever gone out to a campground out in the desert to image or do some visuals?  Or how about an access road out in the middle of nowhere to get away from light polluted skies?  If you’re one such individual then you know that some of the best locations have the worst foundations […]

CCD Cameras and Frost

September 11, 2009 by  
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A couple of years ago after owning my SBIG ST2000-XCM camera for about 10 months, I ran into a situation that puzzled me.  I was at Anza and started imaging M42 so I decided to start with 5 minute subs.  The first shot looked pretty good.  No field of view rotation, guiding looked good, in […]

Blue Sky Meadow Outreach, July 6th, 13th and 20th, 2009

July 22, 2009 by  
Filed under News, Outreaches

During the month of July, Team MBS participated at an astronomy outreach at Blue Sky Meadow, a camp used by the Los Angeles School District.  This camp is nestled in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, just a couple of miles from Onyx Summit at a little over 8000ft. Every year, Team MBS participates in a couple dozen […]