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Staunton River State Park, an IDA Dark Sky Park in our backyard

September 21, 2015 - The Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News and Observer just published my article about the latest IDA Dark Sky Park, Staun...
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Comparing NB filters

October 27, 2014 - I just recently got a great deal on a couple Astrodon 3nm filters (H-alpha and OIII) which I am very excited about. I ha...
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Step by Step processing of the Orion Nebula

December 05, 2013 - I have gotten several requests as to how I processed my latest M42. Before I go into that I want to mention that my proc...
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Bringing out the dust

December 04, 2013 - I finally got a chance to shoot the Orion Nebula for the first time since I started imaging. After months and months of...
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A full week of astrophotography in the Haute-Alpes, France

August 18, 2013 - I just spent a week down at Olly Penrice's astronomy mecca in Southern France. Crazy me drove down with all of my gear (...
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Parfocal filter test #1

December 05, 2011 - I always wondered this, but as I didn't have a motorized filter with readable steps (until now) I wasn't able to do any...
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Beta Actions available for testing

November 04, 2011 - I have a few actions up for beta testing. I will do this occasionally as I am developing some for Annie's Astro Actions...
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Nikon D7000 for astrophotography: Review

October 19, 2011 - Note: This review can be downloaded as a pdf at: http://www.eprisephoto.com/nikon-d7000.pdf Although my first astro...
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I need more power Scotty! . . . aka "How to build the AstroPig 140"

October 12, 2011 - I have been increasingly frustrated by my power tanks lately, mainly in that I have to use 2-3 of them just to get a ful...
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The argument about Bias Frames

March 01, 2011 - Until now I have not really used bias frames in my preprocessing (I attempted on the first few imaging attempts ever sin...
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