Shooting sessions and guide DSLR/CCD in WiFi, with a Smartphone!

One of the most common problems I’ve had in years in astrophotography, probably because I never spent lots of money for a “motorized Focuser with attributes”, was the change of focus during the shooting session, perhaps due to sudden changes in temperature but also the weight of the camera, it could also be partly due…

CCD images vs DSLR compared to the same FOV

Often use these acronyms and I will try to give the explanation but it is useful “chewing” in order to better understand all information resources available on the Web (forums/sites/chat) For FOV Field Of View means, which is the field of view, and there is for instance a weblink to calculate the field of view…

The colors of the Milky way, between reality and interpretation

You may have noticed browsing on Internet that there are many photographs of the milky way, often different from each other and with many imaginative colours, which one is the correct one? To try to do a bit of clarity, it must be said that regardless of which use a camera modified for astronomy or…

a Flatfield machine Macgyver style!

Since I picked up this wonderful hobby that is 15 years after a stop of astrophotography, full in the digital age, I found myself in a new world, the guide of the pictures that was done manually with the Illuminated Reticle eyepiece has evolved in the Guide Camera¬†for¬†your personal computer or stand-alone, Foucault knife has…