Category: Observatory

Observatory Automation Project

Observatory Automation Like so many other astronomers, I am now starting on a project to upgrade my observatory to allow full unattended imaging. My definition of ‘unattended’ is that I will be at home but potentially inside the house. Although this project would give the capability of full robotic operation, I’m not sure if that […]


Gear and Equipment We all like to know what other people are using, so here is a breakdown of it all…. Skywatcher Esprit 100ED + field flattener AtikOne 6.0 CCD Camera Atik GP Guider Skywatcher AZ-EQ6GT Mount Baader LRGB Filters Baader OIII, SII, Ha 7nm Filters Mount Hub Pro   Previously Owned Kit Worringly, this […]

Observatory Update

Observatory Update Since building the observatory, I have made some changes – mainly to the inside working space. So here are some images and information on how it looks currently….

What a poor astro season…..

Not only has the weather been pretty pants, I have had a very busy time at work and any spare time has been devoted to family and house renovations! The recent SGL star-party has helped re-fire my mojo and I have been out in the observatory to dust off things (mostly my memory on how […]

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