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We have a number of very wonderful and supersonically helpful nerds on my disocrd server. It’s a great place to nerd out and its completely free.

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click here to ask a nerd an astro question and there is a good chance you will get an immediate response.

Es Reid’s Top Telescope Picks

Es Reid’s Top Telescope Picks

Es Reid designs optical systems. He's currently working on a very high powered and fancy microscope for an important company in Cambridge. On the side he bench tests commercial telescopes for First Light Optics and makes sure the telescopes they sell are up to...

OOOPS I got a C14😲

OOOPS I got a C14😲

The Celestron 14" Edge HD Optical Tube costs £9k - GULP!My suggestion of donating a few of the kid’s less important organs to pay for a C14 fell on deaf ears so rather than buying one, I’m hiring one for a few months. On Monday I picked up a C14 from Alex Gill’s farm...

astro camera tutorial

astro camera tutorial

Dear patrons as a special thank you for helping me to keep doing this thing that I'm doing I've made an exclusive  patrons only  astrophotography video tutorial. In this video I answer the question "how long should your subs be?"  A simple question but answering it...

how to collimate a newtonian telescope

how to collimate a newtonian telescope

Hey folks, here is the patrons only video tutorial on how to collimate a newtonian. Its not quite finished - partly because I need a night of good seeing to really show off the biscuit method (I will need to reshoot the last scene) and partly because I've learnt that...

The all new QHY533M: Review

The all new QHY533M: Review

Summary: All round great cooled astrophotography camera; super sensitive, supersonically low read noise, no amp glow, no dew problems and much cheaper than its bigger brother the QHY268 because it has a smaller 1” sensor. Affiliate Link: $1159.00 from High Point...