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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2017 Great American Eclipse Revisited, put a ring on it
Sweet Home Alabama Jupiter with Io transit & Europa
Jupiter transited by Io & its shadow - Revisited
Jupiter at opposition 2017 - Revisited
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Solar Sidewalk Sunday Sunspot
Solar Eclipse Photography
Why was the sky not black during the eclipse?
Glorious Sunspots
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Eclipse 2017 forecasts at a glance
USA Total Solar Eclipse 2017
Solar Eclipse 2017 Highway Traffic Map
White light solar filters comparison