Clear Skies for Astrophotography

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy_RRRT
Messier 51 On The RRRT [Whirlpool Galaxy]
Remember my last article? You know the one about my experience at the Fan Mountain Observatory in April 2019. The
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Fan Mountain Observatory Complex
UVA, Norfolk State & Me [Fan Mountain Observatory]
Fresh off seeing my UVA Cavaliers win the NCAA Mens Basketball Championship, I couldn't wait to visit grounds. In fact
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Orion Astroview 6: Equipment Spotlight [Moving Prime Focus]
I moved prime focus without cutting the OTA (Optical Tube Assembly) on my Orion Astroview 6 telescope. Huh? How? No
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Bahtinov Masks 2
Bahtinov Mask: Equipment Spotlight [Focus]
There are numerous objects in the night sky. Using a telescope brings them into view but how do you bring
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Canon EOS XTi: Equipment Spotlight [DSLR Camera]
The Canon EOs XTi joins my astrophotography family. I started using my Google Pixel Really Blue to photograph night sky
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Clear Skies

Astrophography is the passion of Kevin Francis and certainly can be seen throughout this site.  After all you’re here because it’s a passion of yours.  Enjoy and above all, clear skies!

Treasures of the Universe

Astrophotography allows Astronomers, both professional and amateur, to share what they view with you.  In essence the treasures of the universe are so vast, that I cannot list all here.  From time to time, astronomers discover something hidden.  What I can do is utilize my experiences and photos to introduce others to some of these treasures or ignite their passion in Astronomy.

My astrophotography tools:

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