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 just before 2020 opposition
Coconino Pleiades
Arizona Andromeda
City Lights RedCat Pleiades
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Jupiter Saturn Conjunction at dusk Dec 21
The Sword of Orion
LBJ National Historic Park
Mars at opposition 2020
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Choose a camera for Astrophotography
Starter telescopes for beginners
DSO Astrophotography without a Telescope
Coat Pocket Astrophotography