An in depth look at astrophotography and astronomy on the Apple Macintosh platform. All astronomy images on this website were taken with Mac applications and processed on an Apple computer. If you’re looking for a place to get started, check out my introduction to astrophotography on the Mac.
Introducing the William Optics RedCat 51, f/4.9 Petzval Refracting Telescope. First light with this wide-field high-quality imaging telescope that I take through its paces.
Mac Observatory is finally on Instagram! Follow me there and see the latest images as I put them online.
Learn to combine images from multiple astrophotography sessions into a calibrated and color corrected image that’s ready for processing in your favorite image editor.
My experience capturing M101 over a two year period, and breathing new life into it by adding more photos with additional detail throughout that time.
Ten hours total imaging time. M51 taken with the ZWO ASI071MC-Pro camera and the AT6RC scope.
First light with the CGX EdgeHD 11” combo. New camera, OAG and more.
New additions to the equipment lineup.
Mac, iPhone, and iPad software listings.
iOS software found on the Apple mobile platforms that are useful in the astronomy and astrophotography hobby.
macOS software found on the Apple desktop platforms that are useful in the astronomy and astrophotography hobby.