Clear Skies for Astrophotography

Smokey Mountain Planets Photo
Dark Sky Astrophotography [Smokey Mountain Getaway]
August is a busy month for my family, and we took a weekend to visit the Smokey Mountains in Gatlinburg,
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Telescope Buying Guide [5 Step Infographic]
Telescope Buying Guide Buying a telescope is much like buying a car.  Asking a car owner “What car should I
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Smartphone Astrophotography in 6 Steps
Smartphone Astrophotography: In 6 Steps [Infographic]
Interested in creating photos like this using smartphone astrophotography?  This list has six of my overall steps.  Including those I’ve
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Astronomy and Politics Disagree – Opinion [Science]
It’s a typical Saturday afternoon at the Abbitt Observatory.  The patrons and amateur astronomers are enthusiastic and the discussion is
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Mars: The Red Planet on Display in Summer 2018 [Dust Storm]
During the last star party at The Virginia Living Museum, I laid eyes on Mars for the first time this
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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: