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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Mars 2018 24.1 arc sec
Mars 2018 closest approach
Jupiter GRS, Europa, & Io transiting
Super Blue Blood Moon Time-lapse Lometa Texas
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Astrophotography Under City Lights
Crescent Moon with earthshine from Austin
10" GEM Reflector for Austin High
Planets: Missions to exotic worlds
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Austin Astronomical Forecasts
Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge
North American Total Solar Eclipse 2024