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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North America & Pelican Nebulae
Rho Ophiuchi
Marfa Western Veil Nebula
Bubble Nebula and Nova 2021 Cas
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Stretch Acadamy Lagoon & Triffid
Stretch Acadamy Coconino Andromeda M31
NGC 2903 in Leo Missing from Messier
Nubian Moonrise
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Safe Solar Viewing
American Annular Solar Eclipse 2023
The Whirlpool, M51, drizzled
Vixen Porta II mount adapter or aluminum disk with holes #2