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19 03, 2019

How many planets are there? [2019]

2019-03-20T14:27:43+00:00March 19th, 2019|

The TV show The Cosmos, outlined the "Cosmic address" of where the Earth resides in the universe - this is: The Solar System The Milky Way The Local Group The Virgo supercluster The observable universe But how big are each of these and how many planets are there? Below we outline the size of each of [...]

17 03, 2019

5 best astrophotography apps (for brilliant night sky photography)

2019-03-18T15:24:52+00:00March 17th, 2019|

Having the best astrophotography apps on your smartphone or tablet can be a fantastic - and inexpensive - shortcut towards nailing a great shot of the night sky. The difference between taking a great night sky photograph or not can often be external factors, such as finding the right location, with optimal conditions, and timing it [...]

16 03, 2019

iPhone astrophotography [3 smartphone methods]

2019-03-20T12:16:50+00:00March 16th, 2019|

Is good iPhone astrophotography possible? This sounds like a dream, right? Just taking your smartphone with you outside to shoot the night sky without having to lug bulky cameras, telescopes, and other equipment. It would be so much easier, require less planning, and not to mention be cheaper and open up astrophotography to a much wider [...]

24 02, 2019

Astrophotography: The Ultimate Beginners Guide (2019)

2019-04-03T15:27:20+00:00February 24th, 2019|

Welcome to the ultimate guide to astrophotography for beginners! In this article, we will cover all you need to know to understand astrophotography, including what different types of astrophotography there are, what equipment you need, and how to learn to take stunning pictures of the night sky, planets, and more. Chapter 1: What is astrophotography and [...]

18 01, 2019

Best camera tripod [Top 5 in 2019]

2019-01-19T18:18:38+00:00January 18th, 2019|

For astrophotography, it is absolutely essential to have a sturdy camera tripod. Most importantly, you need to be able to rely on it for complete stillness as you take those long-exposure shots of the night sky, but there are also other factors to consider. Below we provide an overview of what you need to consider and [...]

18 01, 2019

Best lens for astrophotography [Top 5 for 2019]

2019-02-26T10:55:50+00:00January 18th, 2019|

What is the best lens for astrophotography? In this article, we analyze and recommend five of the most popular wide-angle lenses for night sky photography in 2019. To help truly find the best equipment with proven success, as part of our astrophotography masters series, we have asked some of the best photographers in the world what astrophotography lenses [...]

2 01, 2019

15 amazing astronomical events to see in 2019

2019-01-12T09:54:44+00:00January 2nd, 2019|

In 2019, there will be five eclipses, six meteor showers, three supermoons, Mercury passing across the Sun, and many other great observable astronomical events. Here are the top 15 astronomy events of 2019 to look out for across the planet: 1. Quadrantids meteor shower - January 3 One of the best meteor showers of the year [...]