Fighter of the Night Moon. Continue Reading... "Day Moon"
I was going to check out my allsky camera yesterday and found it unresponsive. Turns out the SD card didn’t weather the last half year too well. I was able to recover the config files and start fresh with a new SD card and updated software. Everything mostly seemed to… Continue Reading... "22° Moon halo"
With my scope back together after major surgery, I wanted to give it a thorough test. But the moon was high, and rain was expected early morning, so I settled on a bit of lunar imaging. This is also my first try at using a small CCTV camera lens on… Continue Reading... "Lunar imaging at two scales"
It’s been a very long, cloudy winter. I hadn’t even had a chance to use my telescope since early November! We got a few clears nights in the last week, and wouldn’t you know it, I had a bunch of problems with the equipment. My focuser had developed some rust… Continue Reading... "71% Moon in horrendous seeing"
As usual, the sky is so nice and clear once the moon is out. I was doing a little EAA and decided to take some data on the moon. While messing around with planetary imaging this summer, I had discovered the RestorationFilter within PixInsight. It works wonders, but the tricky… Continue Reading... "Full moon, with a trick!"