Ultra-portable, small telescope, light camera astro-photography and urban astronomy, mostly from Austin, Texas

You'll find: astrophotography with grab and go equipment, astronomical events, how-to tutorials, processing techniques and software for small telescopes and cameras including the Questar. For Austin and the Texas Hill Country, you'll find astronomical weather, observing locations, and an astronomy events calendar.

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The Sword of Orion
Mars just before 2020 opposition
Coconino Pleiades
Arizona Andromeda
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Balanced HO North America & Pelican Nebulae
Oxygen forward North America & Pelican Nebulae
North America & Pelican Nebulae from Joppa
Conjunction of Mars & Venus near the Crescent Moon
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Vixen Porta II mount adapter or aluminum disk with holes #2
Starter telescopes for beginners
DSO Astrophotography without a Telescope
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