Planetary imaging comparison: Webcams vs DSLRs vs Planetary Cams

August 27, 2015 // by ecuador

The not so young amateur astronomers like myself who were aware of how difficult and demanding planetary photography was in the “old days” (i.e. 20th century) are pretty amazed at what you can achieve nowadays with equipment as simple as a webcam. Granted, most of the “magic” lies in the software processing that stacks hundreds […]

AstroBuySell Alert Service

August 25, 2015 // by ecuador

There is a new link on the left that says “AstroBuySell Alert” that should be useful to UK and Canada users looking for 2nd hand equipment. Just set up an alert for something you are looking for, and the alert service (currently in beta test) will send you an email when something appropriate comes up!