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Welcome to my Astronomy Blog.  Really, this is just a place for me to journal my thoughts and experiences while observing.

First time in awhile

June 10, 2017
I finally had a clear(ish) night on a weekend to fire up the scope again. All in all, most things worked alright, but there's still room for improvement with regard to a...
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More reliable communications with mount

October 15, 2016
Just used the scope quickly today after putting a PCIe to Serial card into the observatory computer. Hopefully this will allow for some more reliable communications with...
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First session of Spring

April 17, 2016
We finally had a couple of clear nights, and I made it out to the observatory to spend a few hours last night. It was a beautiful evening, with a 1/2 moon, cool air, and...
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A little snowy astrophotography

February 13, 2016
Tonight is the first opportunity I have had to use the telescope in over 2 months. Although we've had a couple of clear nights, they have either been inconveniently in th...
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Quick observing session tonight

December 05, 2015
Was only our less than an hour tonight. I got everything set up for an imaging run of M33, then cloud and fog rolled in about 1/2 later. As its 10p now, I'll just pack it...
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