Lewis McCool

Photographing the stars can be fun and easy

Greetings, stargazers.

Astrophotography is great fun even if you don’t have the most expensive camera on the block. At star parties, I frequently see people pull out their phone to snap a photo through the eyepiece of a telescope. Sometimes the results are surprisingly good. Several companies make special eyepiece adapters to...

Charles Hakes is an assistant professor in the physics and engineering department at Fort Lewis College and is director of the Fort Lewis Observatory. He can be reached at hakes_c@fortlewis.edu

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