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NEAF 2011 – George Normandin Interview

As I write this, there are only 12 days left until NEAF 2011 (the Northeast Astronomy Forum). As you can expect, people are beginning to get really excited about what is arguably the largest amateur astronomy expo in the world. … Continue reading

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NEAF 2011 – Unofficial Vendor List

One of the most fun activities at NEAF is roaming the exhibit hall. Every amateur astronomer I know loves to see the latest and the greatest astronomy products! To help you keep track of who's exhibiting at NEAF 2011, I … Continue reading

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NEAF 2011 – Alan Traino Interview 1

NEAF 2011 won't be held until April 16th and 17th, 2011 but if you're an amateur astronomer it's never too early to start thinking about NEAF! For those of you who have never heard of the Northeast Astronomy Forum, it … Continue reading

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AIC 2010 – Conference Highlights

If you are an astrophotographer you've probably heard of the Advanced Imaging Conference (AIC). The AIC is the largest astro-imaging conference in the world. This year's edition was held in Santa Clara, California from October 22-24 and it was great. … Continue reading

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Advanced Imaging Conference (AIC) 2010 – Interview with R. Jay GaBany

Are you interested in astro-imaging? If you answered "yes" then you've probably heard of the Advanced Imaging Conference (AIC). It's probably fair to say that the Advanced Imaging Conference brings together more astrophotographers than any other imaging conference in the … Continue reading

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Astro Imaging – MWAIC, AIC and PixInsight Workshop

I just returned from the Midwest Astro-Imaging Conference and Mac Astronomy Workshop (MWAIC) held in Hoffman Estates, IL (near Chicago). What a great conference! I'll tell you all about it, but first I'd like to draw your attention to two … Continue reading

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Golden State Star Party (GSSP) 2010 – Go For It!

I have been on a bit of an interview kick lately (Gino Bucciol of Officina Stellare, David Kriege of Obsession Telescopes, and Alan Traino chairperson of NEAF).  However summer is on its way in the Northern Hemisphere and star parties are … Continue reading

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