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  • Astrophotography On The Go: When Failure Is Not An Option 21 April 2021
    Anytime you travel beyond your own backyard to do astrophotography, the whole endeavor can be lost because of one missing link in the chain. Here's what to remember. The post Astrophotography On The Go: When Failure Is Not An Option appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • George Carruthers: Telescope Maker and Lunar Pioneer 29 March 2021
    Astronomer and engineer George Carruthers (1939–2020) designed and built the first observatory on another world. The post George Carruthers: Telescope Maker and Lunar Pioneer appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Ben Skuse
  • How Focal Ratio Affects Your Astro Images 15 March 2021
    Understand focal ratio to improve your astrophotography. The post How Focal Ratio Affects Your Astro Images appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • Finders for "Southerly Planetary Nebulae" 10 March 2021
    Find close-up finders for 16 targets covered in Don Ferguson's observing article in the June 2021 issue of Sky & Telescope. The post Finders for "Southerly Planetary Nebulae" appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    The Editors of Sky & Telescope
  • Tips for Imaging Galaxies from Your Backyard 17 February 2021
    You don't need a dark-sky location to shoot galaxies — you can capture them from your backyard with these tips. The post Tips for Imaging Galaxies from Your Backyard appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • Giorgia Hofer, Nightscape Astrophotographer 10 February 2021
    An Italian accountant, captivated by the sky since childhood, learned astrophotography to bring the heavens home with her. The post Giorgia Hofer, Nightscape Astrophotographer appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • Planets and Comets Can't Hide from SOHO's Eye 3 February 2021
    With the help of the Solar Heliospheric Observatory you can not only keep track of the planets in the daytime sky but maybe even discover a comet. The post Planets and Comets Can't Hide from SOHO's Eye appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Bob King
  • In Astrophotography, Bigger Is Not Always Better! 20 January 2021
    Don't be intimidated by astrophotography equipment — modest equipment can do great things. The post In Astrophotography, Bigger Is Not Always Better! appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • A Free Tool for Lucky Imaging 22 December 2020
    Check out this free astrophotography software package that'll make processing your lucky images — especially of the Sun and Moon — a snap. The post A Free Tool for Lucky Imaging appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • SkyWatch 2021 — Four Seasons Under the Stars 25 November 2020
    SkyWatch is back! Whether you're new to astronomy or a seasoned practitioner, SkyWatch 2021 has something for everyone. The post SkyWatch 2021 — Four Seasons Under the Stars appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Diana Hannikainen