Another of the “what I did last summer” items was to learn about the wonders of Electronically Assisted Astronomy. This is where you attach a video camera to the focuser or eyepiece and observe from a tablet or laptop screen instead. One of the AAA guys at the outreach sessions, Jason, had one of these […]Read more "December 21, 2015 – Electronically Assisted Astronomy, Cloudy Nights, and “Cloudy Nights”"
When I got the Mak, I still had 3 eyepieces that I had used with my Bird-Jones scope – the 26mm and 9.7mm Meade 4000 Super Plossls that came stock with the scope, and a 4mm Celestron Omni Plossl that I had bought to get some high power out of the Bird-Jones. See, back in […]Read more "December 5, 2014 – Upgrading the Mak, Part 1: eyepieces, the mount, and dew"