Every piece of software used to capture images of the night sky has quirks, and the ASI AIR is no different. Check out this video explaining a few tips you should know!
While adding landscape is common, did you know you can add your deep sky objects to Stellarium? You CAN! It’s not as simple as replacing the image in the main Stellarium directory, however. You need to generate information so Stellarium orients the object correctly, AND put them in a location where they won’t be lost after an update. So, sit back, and follow along!
We all eventually upgrade, and I have! In this video, I go over a quick unboxing of the ASI294MC-Pro, and a couple of filters. If you are looking to upgrade, what are you looking for? Reply in the Youtube comments!
Here we do a review of the Vixen Polarie star tracker. Quite capable little tracker that packs a punch!
In this video, we go over how to add custom landscape to Stellarium. Whether you have a panorama already or not, we’ll cover how to add it (or get it).
In this video, we go over Stellarium for beginners. This is a general overview with a short setup guide. This video is part of a series where I will show how to set up Stellarium with your gear and location. Dark sky tip of the week: Talk to friends and family members about their outdoor lighting. Polite reminders as you show them your work could lead to them changing their fixtures to dark sky friendly ones!
In this video, we go over a few different tools you can use to keep an eye on the weather before going out and imaging or doing visual astronomy. Checking your local news channel can be ok, but adding in apps such as Clearoutside can really make a difference when planning!