Tag: Astro Imaging

BOSS (Backyard Observatory Supernova Search) Team Uses Amateur Telescope Technology to Discover Supernovas
News

BOSS (Backyard Observatory Supernova Search) Team Uses Amateur Telescope Technology to Discover Supernovas

With each new advancement in the technology available to amateur astronomers, the line between amateur and professional – already barely distinguishable – is further blurred. There may be no better example than the feats of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search (with the enviable acronym, “BOSS”). Boss represents an amateur collaboration […]

Clear Sky Lab Releases AstroPiBox Using Raspberry Pi Linux Platform for Telescope Autoguiding
News

Clear Sky Lab Releases AstroPiBox Using Raspberry Pi Linux Platform for Telescope Autoguiding

Clear Sky Lab’s AstroPiBox, a French-language autonomous autoguiding platform, is based upon the Raspberry Pi Linux platform. Recently released out of beta, the platform leverages the Raspberry Pi for autoguiding, offering several distinct advantages: (1) Power consumption of only a few watts, which makes it possible to use a portable […]