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  • Long Focal Length Telescopes for Astrophotography 16 December 2021
    Long focal length scopes are usually discouraged for beginner deep sky astrophotography, but solar system imagers need that extra focal length reach. The post Long Focal Length Telescopes for Astrophotography appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • Getting Started in Deep-Sky Astrophotography 19 November 2021
    Shopping for gear to get started in astrophotography? Here's some sage advice before you max out all your credit cards. The post Getting Started in Deep-Sky Astrophotography appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn: Meteorologist, Pilot, Astrophotographer 9 November 2021
    Meteorologist and pilot by day, astrophotographer by night: Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn shares her pursuit and passion for the hobby. The post Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn: Meteorologist, Pilot, Astrophotographer appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • How to Photograph the Northern Lights 19 October 2021
    Follow these tips to help capture auroral displays. The post How to Photograph the Northern Lights appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • What Is a Quasar? 28 September 2021
    A quasar is a supermassive black hole gorging on gas in the heart of a distant galaxy. The post What Is a Quasar? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Monica Young
  • Getting Started in Planetary Imaging 16 September 2021
    It's planet season! Here are some tips to help you start imaging the giant planets while they're in easy view. The post Getting Started in Planetary Imaging appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • Astrophotography: How Long Can You Go? 16 August 2021
    While many astrophotographers follow the "rule of 500" (or 300), some experimentation can help find the right exposure time for your setup. The post Astrophotography: How Long Can You Go? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • Beating the Heat in Astrophotography 16 July 2021
    Keeping your camera cool is an essential element to obtaining good clean images in astrophotography. The post Beating the Heat in Astrophotography appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Richard S. Wright Jr.
  • How Many Planets Are In Our Solar System? 15 July 2021
    There are eight planets in the solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. The post How Many Planets Are In Our Solar System? appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
    Maria Temming
  • Finder Charts for "Meet the Neighbors" in the October 2021 issue 12 July 2021
    If you read Steve Gottlieb's article in the October 2021 issue of Sky & Telescope entitled "Meet the Neighbors: The Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Family," you likely followed the link for […] The post Finder Charts for "Meet the Neighbors" in the October 2021 issue appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
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