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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Bad Wolf Elephant's Trunk
Bad Wolf Ranch Andromeda Galaxy
Dumbbell Nebula M27 Ultimate
Crescent Nebula
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New Year Rosette Nebula and NGC 2244 Cluster
New Year NB Orion Nebula
Flaming Star Nebula dark sky vrs city sky face-off
Christmas Tree Cluster and Cone Nebula with more exposure
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New Year NB Orion Nebula
Astronomical Forecast Dashboard
North American Total Solar Eclipse 2024
Eclipse 2024 forecasts at a glance