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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.

Complete 180

July 07, 2018
So, after having a terrible night last night and struggling with Maxim for hours, I went to bed at 4a and came across someone who has having the exact same issue as I was...
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Exercise in frusteration

July 06, 2018
My time with my telescope seems to follow a pretty consistent trend of frustration and disappointment. Every time I look forward to using it, things don't go right. Every...
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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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