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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...


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...


The problem with astrophotography

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 by

In a recent presentation, Bray Falls explores the significant challenges faced by astrophotographers in consistently accessing dark and clear skies, which are essential for producing high-quality images. The discussion highlights that dark skies are not easily accessible to everyone due to the high cost associated with owning or renting a property that provides suitable...


Giant Magellan Telescope consortium welcomes ASIAA

Thursday, February 29, 2024 by

The Giant Magellan Telescope welcomes the Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA), a distinguished Taiwanese research institute, into its international consortium. ASIAA's inclusion expands the consortium to 14 international research institutions, underscoring Giant Magellan’s significance to the global astronomy community and the conso...