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

August 17, 2010 by  
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“I am using the stock eyepiece of this scope. I haven’t been able to observe galaxies, nebula and star clusters like I would love to. Perhaps I am doing something wrong?” This is a comment somebody posted under my YouTube video “Omni XLT 150 Setup” It seems this is a common theme with many people […]

Astrophography with a 1 1/4″ focuser

March 13, 2009 by  
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If you are like me, you are amazed by all the wonderful photos people are getting with their telescopes. Yes it does take a while and is not easy, but there are things you can do to try it out. We’ll focus on the types of astrophotography you can do with a  telescope that has […]

How to Get Started In Astronomy

March 12, 2009 by  
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What can you really see when you look through a telescope? We’ve all seen the amazing Hubble photos showing the Pillars of Creation and all their magnificent colors. There are also photos of galaxies and their amazing spiral arm structure. Can you see colors in the night sky? Not really. There are a couple of […]