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Canada sky glow is less than in the United States

Thursday, June 27, 2024 by

Recent observations show that Canadians generally experience less sky glow than Americans. This difference is mainly due to varying population densities and urban development patterns between the two countries. With its vast wilderness and lower population density, Canada has fewer urban centers contributing to light pollution. Why Canadians have less Sky-Glow than A...


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...


Snake Mt Observatory tour

Monday, June 24, 2024 by

Nico from Nebula Photos visited Dr. Michele Bayliss' observatory in Vermont, guided by Michele and her German Shepherd, Argos. Michele showed Nico around, beginning with the origins of her setup: a 16.5-inch Dobsonian telescope in a custom-built observatory on the third floor of her house. As Michele shared the evolution of her observatory facilities on her prope...


Simons Observatory launches big bang inflation measurements

Monday, June 24, 2024 by

The Simons Observatory in Chile's Atacama Desert is set to tackle one of the universe's greatest mysteries: what transpired in the moments following the Big Bang nearly 14 billion years ago. Simons Observatory launches observations to investigate big bang inflation This observatory features a large aperture telescope alongside three smaller telescopes, eac...


Remote telescope hosting from Starfront Observatory

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 by

The Starfront Observatory, located in Texas, offers remote telescope hosting services with three tiers of pier reservations for different telescope sizes. The observatory provides optimal conditions for astronomical observations with advanced infrastructure and dark skies. Features of remote telescope hosting: Telescopes: Accommodates up to a 17" reflector...