In astrophotography, there are many operations and tasks that need to be performed during a nighttime session. Depending on the position of the observed object in the sky, sooner or later, you will need to perform a so-called “meridian flip.” What is a “meridian flip”? What does it entail, and how to performe this operation?…
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Portable Power Supply for Astrophotography
Every decision is preceded by some event and every idea is the result of a need. In the case of the “Portable Power Source for Astrophotography” project, it was exactly the same. When, after many weeks of waiting, a cloudless weekend night finally arrived, it turned out that the place where I usually set up…
Focuser Esatto 4″ & Rotator Arco 3″
Those who have fallen in love with astrophotography know very well that taking one DSO image is a job that can take several nights outdoors in weather conditions depending on the season. During an astro session, there are many things that can go wrong, ranging from minor technical problems to a sudden change in weather….
iOptron CEM70EC – NUC
After many years with the Losmandy G11 mount in my astrophotography adventure, it’s time for a change. The iOptron CEM mounts seem to be rapidly gaining the market, becoming more and more popular in the astrophotographer community. The variety of product lines allows to choose the right model to suit the needs of each user….
The XIV Astro Party in Zatom
https://youtu.be/9Q4ODsOrUCA The 14th Astro Party of the users of the Astronomical Forum in Zatom has been completed. That was a fantastic time spent getting to know colleagues from the forum, hardware tests and discussions about equipment and astronomy in isolation from everyday life. Of course at night we had the opportunity for visual observation and…