Astrophotography has gained immense popularity among photography enthusiasts in recent years, and with the rapid advancements in smartphone camera technology, capturing the night sky has never been more accessible. As smartphones continue to push the boundaries of low-light photography, users … Read More
WARNING! Never look at the Sun through a telescope without the correct equipment. You will cause serious damage to your eyes and potentially go blind. I cannot express the seriousness of that warning message. Below is a very graphic video … Read More
Thanks to advances in camera technology, it’s now possible to take incredible astrophotography images with just your smartphone! However, that doesn’t mean that it is as simple as “point and click”, there is a lot of skill involved in taking … Read More
Astrophotography involves capturing images of astronomical objects such as stars, galaxies, and planets. It is a deeply rewarding hobby that allows individuals to explore the vastness of the universe and capture its beauty through a camera lens or telescope. However, … Read More
Whether you’re taking a picture of the Moon on your smartphone, or taking a picture of a distant galaxy using a telescope, there are many different ways to capture the vast beauty of our universe, but can you make money … Read More
Astroberry is a great way to take your astrophotography imaging to the next level, without spending too much money. The ASI Air Pro, for example, can cost 3x the amount that buying the gear for Astroberry would cost.
You don’t need to be a deep technical expert to get started with Astroberry, but there are some setup steps that you will need to do to get everything working. In this guide, I will walk you through how to download and install Astroberry step-by-step.
James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) launched on 25th December 2021, after a series of delays. It was the most anticipated event in the world of astronomy, and with the hefty price tag of over $10 billion, it really needed to … Read More
The Rosette Nebula is an incredibly beautiful, and popular, deep sky astrophotography target. At its centre, is the open star cluster NGC2244, which is a handy guide to let you know you have the Rosette Nebula in the centre of the frame when imaging.
The Rosette Nebula is sometimes referred to as the Skull Nebula, as looking at it in a different orientation makes it appear as a skull rather than a rosette. It’s one of my favourite winter astrophotography targets that I return to year after year.
The Orion Nebula (M42) is arguably one of the most recognisable deep sky objects in the night sky, sitting in the most famous constellation of Orion. This diffuse nebula is a firm favourite for astrophotographers for many reasons. A wide-field … Read More