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  • Astrophotography for Beginners Step 1: Using the Star Adventurer Tracker

    Astrophotography for Beginners Step 1: Using the Star Adventurer Tracker

    By far the most economical and easiest way to capture beautiful images of the Milky Way and large deep-sky objects like the Andromeda Galaxy (shown here) is to use a star tracker.

    Here are steps and tips for using the most popular unit we sell, the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer 2i Pro ($650), a kit which comes with the Latitude EQ Base, and the Fine-Tuning Assembly and Counterweight. However, the tripod is extra.

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  • Astrophotography for Beginners Step 2: How to Shoot the Moon

    Astrophotography for Beginners Step 2: How to Shoot the Moon

    Close-ups of the Moon are rewarding, and an easy way to learn to shoot through your telescope. While good results are possible with a phone camera clamped to an eyepiece (as shown below), this tutorial concentrates on using a DSLR camera body, as a step toward shooting deep-sky images later...
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  • So You've Got a Telescope: Now What?

    So You've Got a Telescope: Now What?

    5 Things to do With Your New Telescope It usually starts out with a lot of excitement and enthusiasm. You get a new telescope, get it assembled and maybe test it out through a window looking at a tree or a...

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