The Best Telescopes That Take Pictures (Stellina vs Evscope)

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*This website makes money through affiliate commissions. This means we may be compensated if you click links on this page at no extra cost to you. There is a new trend that started taking astronomy and astrophotography by storm recently and that is automated smart telescopes that have cameras built-in. In this article, we dig … Read more

Best Camera for Astrophotography 2021 [With Data Analysis]

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*This website makes money through affiliate commissions. This means we may be compensated if you click links on this page at no extra cost to you. Below we assess and recommend the best cameras for astrophotography based on analysis of what cameras are being used to produce the most successful astronomy images today, as well … Read more

Best Telescope Mounts for Astrophotography [2021]

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*This website makes money through affiliate commissions. This means we may be compensated if you click links on this page at no extra cost to you. In this article, we assess and recommend the best mount for astrophotography in 2021. The mount is one of the most important pieces of equipment for astronomy photography. It allows your … Read more

Best Telescope for Astrophotography [2020]

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*This website makes money through affiliate commissions. This means we may be compensated if you click links on this page at no extra cost to you. In this article, we present the best telescope for astrophotography using a combination of data research and manufacturer recommendations. In particular, we have analyzed two years of data from … Read more

Best star tracker for DSLR (iOptron vs Sky-Watcher vs Vixen)

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*This website makes money through affiliate commissions. This means we may be compensated if you click links on this page at no extra cost to you. Star trackers for DSLR cameras are a fantastic and relatively inexpensive way to improve your astrophotography. Star tracker camera mounts slowly move your camera at the speed of the … Read more

Amazon Prime Day 2020 [best camera & telescope deals – UPDATED]

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*This website makes money through affiliate commissions. This means we may be compensated if you click links on this page at no extra cost to you. Amazon Prime Day 2020 has now passed so check out the best deals from the holiday season sales: Black Friday 2020 Cyber Monday 2020 Please also see our astronomy … Read more

RMG Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020: Data Analysis

The Royal Museums Greenwich Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest is one of the most prestigious astrophotography awards. Photographers from all around the world submit their images for consideration and the finalists and winners are announced once a year. This September 2020, all the shortlisted photos were released along with helpful information about how the … Read more

What is an astro modified DSLR camera? (and how to get one)

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*This website makes money through affiliate commissions. This means we may be compensated if you click links on this page at no extra cost to you. Ever heard people talk about using an “astro modified” DSLR camera to improve their astrophotography? See here for example, from a post on reddit: You might have heard other … Read more

What equipment was used by the winners of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019?

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 equipment

Royal Museums Greenwich’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest is one of the most prestigious astrophotography competitions in the world. It has been running for 8 years, starting in 2012. Since the question that we get asked the most is “what equipment do I need for astrophotography?”, we thought it would be interesting to pull out … Read more