Monthly Archives: May 2013

Messier 64, the Black Eye Galaxy

Finally got a galaxy other than M31 and the Milky Way!┬áTo get the object centered, I used the telescope setting circles. I set them on Arcturus, the brightest star in that area. Then I moved the telescope to the catalog … Continue reading

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Saturn – April 30, 2013

200mm f/10, 10mm eyepiece projection┬ásingle image, 3 sec exposure @ ISO 800. There’s a hint of the Cassini gap in the rings at the sides. Getting a precise focus, a steady moment, and a good exposure only took about 50 … Continue reading

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