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Julian Starfest 2009

August 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Astro Trips, Events, Featured, News

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.

Pictures longer than 30 seconds

March 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Equipment, How To's

Someone just asked, “can I take exposures longer than 30 sec. using my Nikon DLSR?” The answer is yes. You can take exposures much longer than 30 sec. but you have to do it manually. Set your Nikon DSLR (D40, D50, D60, D70, D80, D90) to manual (M) or shutter priority (S) and move your […]

Can You see the stars from where you are?

March 9, 2009 by  
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One night from March 16-28, 2009, take part in this international event to observe the nighttime sky and learn more about light pollution around the world.

Camping Trip to Lake Isabella and Joshua Tree

November 30, 2008 by  
Filed under Astro Trips, Events, News

  We were trying to chase the clear skies. We’d planned to camp at Joshua Tree all weekend (Thursday – Sunday, the first weekend in December, 2007) but the forecast called for rain. So we dropped down to plan B and drove up to Lake Isabella, Kern County, CA. They had clear skies. We arrived […]