Jupiter Saturn Conjunction 2020-12-20

2020 Jupiter/Saturn – Maximum Conjunction

Tonight, I’ll be going live for the maximum viewable conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter. Live stream will begin at 4:45pm US Pacific / 7:45pm US Eastern time. I’ll be broadcasting the view from my Planewave 12.5″ CDK telescope at my remote observatory in Rodeo, NM. Remember, I have an all-sky Read more…

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Raleigh Astronomy Club discovers TurtleHerding!

On Friday, Oct 23rd at 7:30pm US Eastern Daylight Time, TurtleHerding will be joining the Raleigh Astronomy Club to talk about building a Remote Astronomical Observatory!  Please visit their calendar page for the event so you can register and watch the live stream via Zoom. Miss the event live?  No Read more…

Michael on TheAstro Imaging Channel

Astro-Shed follow-up

I (Michael) was recently featured in a YouTube live stream to talk about building our remote operable observatory. If you can’t get enough of that type of thing, check out the stream below. Note: There was a live chat interaction which you can see by watching it on YouTube via Read more…

Comet Neowise – clear sky edition

Ok, I know I was excited yesterday about catching Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) in my DIY allsky camera… but last nights sky was clear… ALL NIGHT! So, the comet is much easier to see, and lasts pretty much the entire timelapse ( aside from sunset/sunrise where it’s too faint and Read more…