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Solar Continuum- Zoom In!
A White Light view of the Sun with a Solar Continuum filter at 540nm of the spectrum, hence the green color!
Telescope Accessory Advice
All astronomers struggle with purchasing the perfect equipment. It’s strange how sometimes the simplest item will become a favorite piece of equipment at the observing site.
Solar Astronomy Bonanza
To say we’ve had some GREAT weather recently would be an understatement. In fact, solar astronomy has been a Solar Astronomy BONANZA! Over the last […]
Where To Begin in Astronomy
People ask me all the time… where should I start in astronomy. Check out my newest addition in my online video series to find the answer.
A Space-tastic web series introduction video is online.
Astronomy Video Series Launch
A Long Time Coming, Space Enthusiast Matt Harbison introduces his new astronomy video series aimed at beginning astronomers and astrophotographers. This video series aims to educate and instruct beginners on the very first steps of their journey into the astronomy world.
Some Assembly Required
Links from the “Some Assembly Required” Presentation.
Don’t Miss Jupiter!
Hello My Old Friend
Visiting our Closest Galactic Neighbor…
Lunchtime Solar Astronomy
ORION – A Completed Project
A Giant 2.5 Gigapixel image of the Orion Constellation by Matt Harbison.
The Marathon Sky Survey
A new project begins…
I don’t -for one second…
The Deep Dark Sky
Here come the cool crisp fall nights! For the last few weeks I’ve been working on a portion of the Constellation Cygnus. Specifically a 12 […]
Antlia Pro 50.8 LRGB + Narrowband Filters: Revisited
It’s been a few months since I originally posted concerning the new Antlia Pro filters. First off, I want to be give props to folks […]
This past summer I read John Van Dyke’s book: The Desert. It really sat with me because of his beautiful language describing the desert. I must say I was excited to finish the book after the first few pages. There’s a loyal dog (Cappy)
The Seagull Nebula IC-2177
Data acquired from February 22, 2021 through March 8, 2021 in Marathon, Texas I’m happy to reveal the first mosaic image taken remotely out of […]
It’s a Bird!
I’ve always joked about this nebula being a bird, but I’m starting to see it! This is a three panel mosaic from my system in […]
Just Out of the Visible Spectrum
I’m having so much fun on my new (to me) telescope system. Not only is it FAST- it’s WIDE! Giant swaths of the sky are […]
All Systems Go!
To say that I’m excited would be an understatement. The upgrade in the observatory is proving to be a game changer. Extremely fast glass, giant […]
A 20 Hour Drive
We made it. The annual February maintenance trip to MaRIO is underway as we arrived early yesterday morning. We uninstalled two telescopes and then installed […]
Twice a year, I drive out to Marathon Texas to maintain a telescope I’ve had the privilege of installing and controlling in the Marathon Remote […]
Yes I did. I had grand plans. Recently I finished a five year project in Orion. On the way to completion I had many problems and […]