Galactic Portraits: Wide-Field Images of the Northern Sky

A project in Austin, TX by Byron Miller

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Join us as we collect photons in the dark skies of West Texas and bring you this amazing data for your own collection or creative use.
Backers: 2
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $109 of $3,000
Dates: Jun 17th -> Jul 17th (30 days)
Project By: Byron Miller
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First Light!

June 29th - via:
Here is an example of our first light! This is a 300 second SII Narrowband filter of the Veil Nebula, and you can see just how amazing it looks for first light! ¬†We have a bit of tweaking to do on tilt and back focus, but we plan to have that... (Read More)

Kickstarter Update: Join Our Comprehensive Astrophotography Workshops!

June 20th - via:
Hello Supporters, We are thrilled that you are interested in our Kickstarter campaign! With your support of backing our Early Bird, Big Data or Club pledges you will enjoy comprehensive workshops for image editing and processing using Siril and... (Read More)

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