In anticipation of SharpCap 4.0‘s new features, I wanted a little practice today before I attempt to image the Moon and the gas giants again. The seeing was absolutely horrendous, but the new feature tracking and ADC assistant tool in SharpCap were welcome additions. Continue Reading... "Daytime Venus"
I was up with the birds this morning after another sequence finished, and noticed Venus over the trees. No barlow or anything fancy, just a quick slew and capture. I think the atmospheric dispersion is kinda cool. Here is a short video of the raw data: Continue Reading... "Crescent Venus"
Since I set up a little early tonight, I decided to try to find Venus. It was a little tricky to focus, and I ended up super over-exposing it. It’s okay, not a terribly exciting planet, anyways. Continue Reading... "Venus"