Categorie: ATM

3 shades of grey

Three days of clear (enough) weather in The Netherlands somehow means there’s also a moon out. We haven’t seen a new moon in about 3 months now. But I needed to testdrive my dobson...

Mirror’s back!

Rejoice for I got my primary mirror back! The new coating did not turn out perfectly. #sadpanda Something’s wrong with the coating but what exactly is going on is unknown. It looks like oxidation...

Perseid Aug 13, bino session and ATM

This year’s Perseids were not visible in The Netherlands due to lots of clouds. I had better luck because I was in the Belgian Ardennes region on a pretty dark campsite. It’s on a...

3 uur in -5 bij Uddel

The markers of September 2017 were still in the TriAtlas so it had been a while… Technically, October 13. was the last time I was out in the field but that one kind off...

Comfortably observing in October. Nice!

Thanks to hurrican Ophelia, now heading for Ireland, we are currently treated on extremely nice weather for the time of year. Or, just plain nice for any Dutch season. The minimum temperatures we have...