Category: Gear

Brief Gear Rundown

It will take a few posts to go through my entire astro-imaging rig, but for now here is a brief rundown of the outdoor setup. I will write some additional posts later that explain the control system that I use to run everything. My setup has gone through many iterations, but in it’s current form…


More Pictures of the TARDIS

I was asked for some more pictures of the TARDIS showing exactly how the setup works. I just quickly took these pictures this evening, but took it down again; it’s still cloudy here :-(. It only takes 5 minutes to set up, though, which was the idea; it’s the closest I can get to observatory…


Building the TARDIS Micro-Observatory

The TARDIS micro-observatory is now in operation; hopefully we’ll start to see a few more cloudless nights and I’ll be able to capture some new data. In the meantime, a brief write-up of the construction. The idea started with a need to cut down my nightly setup and teardown time. Not having a permanent observatory,…