Category: Astronomy

Update: New telescope

Alright, on 17th september 2013 we expect to get the new Newton-Cassegrain. Update: It should be here on 9th december 2013… Let’s hope for good weather for a quick star test 🙂

All-Sky video

Bended pier

Usually most privately used observatories use a straight pier – made either out of concrete or steel. A problem that might arise is that, in certain positions (usually pointing towards the zenith and/or the meridian), the scope may hit the pier. We also experienced this problem, so we had to forget about imaging around the …

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Astrophotography Workshop with Gerald Rhemann

Gerald Rhemann, a well-renowned astro photographer with more than 25 years of experience, will hold a workshop for astrophotographers in Santa Cristina Valgardena, amidst the Italian Dolomites. He is one of the world’s most successful comet photographers, and due to the imminence of comet C/2012 S1 (ISON), the workshop will focus on best practices for …

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