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Intro to Astro-Imaging part 3

The third part of our Intro to astro-imaging course covered hi-res lunar, solar and planetary imaging capture and processing techniques. Watch the video of the session.

Observe the ever-changing Moon

Surely the Moon is boring because nothing ever changes on it? Not at all - it changes its appearance daily. The angle of Sun hitting the surface varies and casts strange and beautiful shadows across its landscape.

ASE-24: Observing list for beginners

At the Telescope Help Shop on 9 February we launched our ASE-24. This is an introductory observing list of 24 objects for people new to astronomy, numbered for our founding year of 1924.

The Lunar 100

The Moon is around for a good portion of every month so why not make the most of it. The Lunar 100 is to the Moon what the Messier catalogue is to deep sky objects.