Smartphone Astrophotography

I journeyed into smartphone astrophotography because I wanted that screen saver photo for myself. Little did I know that those early pictures would lead to something more substantial. I’ve had success. I’ve also had many failures. All transparent to you. My hope is that they help in your journey. Now I use a Google Pixel, but any smartphone will work.

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It should be of no major earth shattering announcement, the my Orion ST-80 has tilt in the imaging train. Recapping,
Comparatively, anyone starting out can find binning in astrophotography mysterious. What does it mean to combine pixels? Why would I
WiFi Telescope Control? Explain. For some of us, the last quarter of the year means cold weather during our imaging
I've not spent a lot of money on post processing software. In general, I use Gimp and StarTools. After all,
Save your money for the optics and the camera. After all a dedicated astronomy camera is the next logical step.
The Eagle Nebula is the 16th object cataloged by Charles Messier and discovered by Jean-Philippe de Cheseaux in 1745.  Also
Planetary Nebula M27
Planetary Nebula take on beautiful shapes and colors. There's one called the God's Eye Nebula because it looks like an
A Dual Axis Motor Drive is a logical next upgrade to my mount. Why? Although I already have a motor
Comet Neowise C/2020 F3
Comet Neowise or C/2020 F3 is the 3rd comet found by the NASA Neowise Mission. Neowise is an acronym meaning
The beginner astrophotography setup takes many forms. There's no one way to setup for astrophotography. It's simply about taking the