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.

new gallery images...
The Sword of Orion
Mars just before 2020 opposition
Coconino Pleiades
Arizona Andromeda
new content...
Guiding into the Whirlpool
A sky full of stars
Waxing Gibbous Moon
Cloudy sky beauties
revised content...
Starter telescopes for beginners
Horsehead and Flame revisited with StarNet assist
Choose a camera for Astrophotography
DSO Astrophotography without a Telescope