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The Backyard Observatory Supernova Search – BOSS – Team Has Discovered Over 140 Supernovas
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The Backyard Observatory Supernova Search – BOSS – Team Has Discovered Over 140 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 a group of amateur astronomers who call their group the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search (with […]

The Mini WASP Array
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Multi-Imager Systems – Development of the MiniWASP Parallel Imaging Telescope Array at the New Forest Observatories

By Greg Parker, Emeritus Professor of Photonics Greg Parker is Emeritus Professor of the University of Southampton where he was Professor of Photonics in the School of Electronics and Computer Science. Greg lives in the New Forest (U.K.) with his wife, son, dog, cat, Koi, Celestron Nexstar 11 computer- controlled telescope, […]

Image 2: Paramount MEII carrying a TEC140 and a TEC180, set up for simultaneous imaging.
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A Practical Automated Multi-Camera Astro Imaging System Design: One Mount, One Computer, Two Imaging Cameras

By Peter Rejto Peter Rejto, born into a family of musicians, initially followed a scientific career path, but ultimately left the doctoral biochemistry program at UC Berkeley to become a concert cellist. Now Professor Emeritus at Oberlin College, Rejto lives in Sydney, Australia with his family, but continues to direct […]