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Starfront observatory now accepting and installing telescopes

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 by

Bray Falls provided an in-depth tour of the telescopes already set up at the remote observatory in Central Texas. This project aims to make astrophotography accessible and affordable by allowing people to use their telescopes remotely from dark skies, wherever they live. The observatory features buildings where the roofs open every night, enabling users to capture image...


Comet Tsuchinshan-ATLAS to become visible to the naked eye soon

Saturday, June 15, 2024 by

The universe has another treat in store for 2024. Following the recent total solar eclipse and sudden solar superstorms, astronomers are now turning their attention to Comet Tsuchinshan-ATLAS (C/2023 A3), which promises to become the “comet of the year” and potentially a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle. Comet Tsuchinshan-ATLAS, discovered in February 2023 by...


Euclid mission reveals 5 new panoramas of the universe

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 by

The first release of scientific data from the European Space Agency's (ESA) Euclid mission features five wide-view images of spectacular stellar nurseries and distant galaxies, sharp and deep in vision. The broad view of the Early Release Observations of the Euclid observed five images released. Up to now, the mission has released five pieces in total of scientific ...


Capturing comet PanSTARRS alongside Sh2-112 and Sh2-115

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 by

Just a day before the major aurora event, I was photographing the Integrated Flux Nebula (IFN) around Bode's Galaxy (M81) and the Cigar Galaxy (M82). There wasn't much else to capture in the sky at this time of year, so I was focused on these familiar targets. Around 2 AM, I noticed the Milky Way rising in the northeast and decided to explore what else might be ...