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The convent, taken with a DSLR (colour camera)

This is part 3 of my series on astrophotography with filters. Last time I explained how the human eye sees in colour, using three different types of cone cells. We […]

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NGC 6188 - the Fighting Dragons of Ara. Photo taken in hydrogen alpha light.

This is part 2 of a series of blogs about filters and narrowband astrophotography. Bill explains how filters work, why you might use different filters and what a photo taken […]

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A Meade Cassegrain on an NEQ6

This is part 1 of a series of blogs about narrowband photography. In this introduction part, Bill talks about how – and why – he moved from taking astrophotographs with […]

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Mars Opposition - July 27th 2018

  What is the Mars Opposition? This July, Mars gears up to be Earth’s best friend as it becomes its red shiny neighbour. Known as the opposition, it’ll have stargazer […]

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Telescopes For Land Viewing

“I need a telescope that I can use to look at ships, and see wildlife” We are emailed this question quite so often we thought we might write a bit about […]

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