Stellarium Is another can’t live without. What it does is Stellarium renders 3D photo-realistic skies in real-time. With stellarium, you really see what you can see with your eyes, binoculars or a small telescope. Some features: – Over 120000 stars from the Hipparcos Catalogue with name and infos for the brightest ones, – Planets in […]

Aug Messier Objects

I still have some Messier Objects that I need to get before they are gone for this year. In Sagittarius M20 M21 M23 M55 M25 M24 M18 M54 M28 M75 M69 M70 In Scorpius M4 M6 M7 M80 In Ophiuchus M62 M107 M9 M19 M14 M107 M62 M10 M9 M12 It looks like it might […]

Log Aug 23

I had a very good night last night I was suprised at all of the targets I found! MY LOGBOOK INFORMATION: OBJECT ID: NGC 224 M31 -Andromeda Galaxy Date/Time Observed : 8/23/2005 11:20:39 PM 11:00:00 PM LOCATION : Back Yard Urban : Yes Weather : Cloud Cover (%)5 SKY CONDITIONS -Transparency : Very Clear Seeing […]

DeepSky Upgrade

I just upgraded to the DeepSky DVD version. Was it worth it? Oh yes it was worth every cent. 🙂 You know sometimes when you are at the EP you really don’t know what you are looking for. You know where to look but not what to look for. The DeepSky DVD version is the […]

Eyepiece Case

I found this sweet eyepiece case down at Lowes. It was right around $25.00 Check your local Lowes HERE It can hold all of the EP that I have right now not that I have that many. It has that “pluck” foam inserts that lets you make your own cut outs. I just have not […]

Scotland View

I just found this guys site backyard He is from Scotland and have a pretty cool site lots of good astro pictures. From his site “I have been interested in Astronomy all my life and decided to take it up seriously at the start of 2004. My main interests are imaging the nights sky and […]