Orion 07341 Eyepiece Rack for Dobsonian Telescopes, Large Deluxe (Black)

Keep more of your favorite eyepieces within easy reach with the Orion Large Deluxe Eyepiece Rack for Dobsonian Telescopes. It can hold up to four 2 inch and three 1.25 inch eyepieces or accessories, right there on your Dobsonian telescope’s base for quick action. With your favorite eyepieces conveniently within reach, you’ll be able to spend more time enjoying views … Read More


PLEASE, no multi invitations or self promotion in your comments, THEY WILL BE DELETED. My photos are FREE for anyone to use, just give me credit and it would be nice if you let me know, thanks – NONE OF MY PICTURES ARE HDR. Oliver was carved from one-hundred-year-old cypress by Susan R. White. It took her about two months, … Read More


Gustaf Gustafsson, Portobello, New Zealand. Gus was from Finland. He jumped ship when he was young and settled on Mt Charles, on Otago Peninsula. He built a little house, which he filled with the most amazing things. I loved visiting him – if we were good we’d be allowed to wind up the gramaphone or look through the brass telescope. … Read More

Telescope Cane Walking Stick with Compass Brass Spyglass Cane

Telescope Cane Walking Stick with Compass Brass is a hardwood 40 inch cane with a telescope and directional compass in the handle! The cane measures 40 inches long from the rubber tip to the top of the telescope when in the folded position. This is the perfect gentlemens cane for walking in the woods, bird-watching in the park, or getting … Read More

20120319 – M95 Supernova

Here’s my shot of the exciting new Supernova in M95. … well, it would have been a shot of the supernova if it wasn’t yet another cloudy night on the outskirts of Vancouver BC. I haven’t had a clear night coincide with my availability to use my telescope since the lunar eclipse on December 10th! If this had been a … Read More

Jovian system

From left to right: Ganymede, Europa, Io, Jupiter :) , Callisto. Long way to go still. I’m thinking of some sort of HDR-like processing. Upd: fortunately for this image I have aquired the video sequence also. It was in .MOV format and was only 60 Mb in size but was containing more than 4000 frames, so I was unshure of … Read More