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CCD FAQ

Introduction: *** UNDER CONSTRUCTION!  This document is permanently under construction, since new information will be constantly added. *** Every now and then an amateur astronomer asks me what equipment they will need to do good CCD imaging, or what the … Continue reading

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A Workout for a Dark Sky Observatory

You might remember from prior posts that I have a working relationship with the Northeast Kingdom Astronomy Foundation and their Northern Skies Observatory. They recently installed their permanent mount, a single arm design by Astrometric Instruments of Westborough, Massachusetts.  This … Continue reading

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Polar Alignment with a CCD Imager

This is not for the faint of heart. You need to know how to use a CCD imager and your telescope. I write this here, because there are so many websites with INCORRECT information about this process. Some miss the … Continue reading

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