Reviews

QHY Polemaster Review
Reviews

QHY Polemaster Review

In the absence of an observatory, typical viewing sessions require that I set up/tear down my scope du jour nearly every time. Though I have taken measures to ensure fairly consistent rough polar alignment, longer focal lengths and exposures necessitate some fine-tuning. My Celestron AVX and Losmandy G11G both have polar alignment […]

A Deep Dive into Alt-Az Telescope Mounts for Long Exposure Astrophotography
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A Deep Dive into Alt-Az Telescope Mounts for Long Exposure Astrophotography

Niels Haagh hosts the website Astronomical Telescopes and Mounts Explained for Amateurs. He recently posted the second article in a series covering astrophotography using Alt-Az telescope mounts. The article, titled Alt-Az Mounts for Long Exposure Astrophotography – Camera Rotators, offers insight into the most advanced type of Alt-Az astrophotography using […]