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Astrophotography Telescope Buying Guide – Under $2000

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  Astrophotography Telescope Buying Guide So you're in the market for an astrophotography telescope are you?  There has never been so many affordable options for the amateur astrophotographer on a tight budget.  I am often asked which telescope I use, and which one I would recommend for beginners.  The quick answer is a high-quality, doublet or triplet refractor.  Larger models can be very expensive (and heavy!) due to the high-quality ED glass used.  I think you will be quite surprised at the performance of a small 65-80mm refractor such as the Explore Scientific ED80 I currently…

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Official Canon Astrophotography Video

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Astrophotography video from Canon Canon shows you how to take great astrophotography and night sky photography  The is the type of video I have envisioned creating for years now.  The video features award winning photographer Phil Hart, as he explains the basics of astrophotography in a simple and easy to understand way.  The video is extremely professional, and features stunning images and time-lapses throughout. Not surprising - seeing as how the video was published by Canon Australia!  If you are new to astrophotography, I hope you enjoy the video and maybe even learn a thing or two:

Astronomy at Ontario Campgrounds

Astronomy at Ontario Campgrounds

Dark Skies at Ontario Provincial Parks Selkirk and Rock Point offer dark skies for astronomy During the summer months, I like to leave my light-polluted backyard in the city and travel to some Ontario Campgrounds for some astronomy camping.  My two favourite Ontario parks are Rock Point Provincial Park and Selkirk Provincial Park.  They both offer fantastic dark skies looking south over Lake Erie.   [caption id="attachment_2188" align="aligncenter" width="688"] The Milky Way from Selkirk Provincial Park Campgrounds[/caption]   Stargazing at Selkirk Provincial Park I h…