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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Choose a camera for Astrophotography
Apollo 50 Years at Edelman Planetarium
iPhone Astrophotography
Austin Chronicle Best of Austin
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ACEAP 2019
Starter telescopes for beginners
Nightscape photography at the VLA
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