Imaging and Processing the Full Moon – January 2018

It’s the start of a new year and already we have had our ‘super moon’ of 2018 in the skies; on the 1st January 2018, the moon reached its perigee – the point in its orbit when it is closest … Continue reading

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Collimating a Newtonian Scope

I shied away from using Newtonian scopes for imaging for ages as I listened to all the bogeymen stories online about how difficult they were to collimate, especially at faster FRs. My first imaging scope was a reflector – a … Continue reading

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Review: “Inside PixInsight”

Anyone who has used PixInsight knows how powerful it can be, and also how steep the learning curve is. Enter the “Inside PixInsight (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)” book (£20.99 from Amazon). It comes highly recommended, but how good … Continue reading

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