Bob Lindsay’s Roll-Off Observatory

Bob Lindsay, former chemistry teacher in northeast Kansas, spends quality time in the coolest hangout a guy could ask for- a backyard observatory! Many astronomers and astrophotographers are adding an observatory to their wish-list of necessities. A backyard observatory eliminates much of the setup and take-down time of equipment resulting in maximum time for observing and imaging the sky.

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Interview with Ed Henry- Hay Creek Observatory

AstroPhotography Tonight held this exclusive interview with astro-imaging expert Ed Henry of Hay Creek Observatory. Ed has been involved in astrophotography for a number of years and specializes in deep space imaging with SBIG cameras. He has an outstanding portfolio of high resolution images taken from his personal observatory in Wisconsin.

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Astrophotography Cameras

The focus of this article is to sort out the major classes of astrophotography cameras for those who are brand new to this pastime. Astrophotography is a nice component to amateur astronomy but can be difficult for the beginner due to the extensive variety of equipment involved. We hope to at least get you familiar with the main categories of cameras used for astrophotography.

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