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Cor Caroli

Cor Caroli or Alpha 12 Canum Venaticorum (what a mouthful!) is a superb double star in the constellation of Canes Venatici (The Hunting...

M31 Andromeda Galaxy

Messier 31 or the Andromeda galaxy as it is better known is located in, yes you guessed it, the constellation Andromeda. This beautiful...

Polaris

Polaris or Alpha Ursae Minoris is probably one of the best known stars in the Northern hemisphere due to the fact that it is at present,...

Sirius

Sirius also known as the Dog Star is the brightest star in the sky and shines at a magnitude of around -1.46. Located in the...

Double Stars

A download list of 2,556 double stars with SAO numbers for Celestron mounts.

Nexstar Objects

This is an Excel download containing all the Nexstar objects in the hand controller .

Altair Capture Tutorial 3

THE EXPANSION OF TIME. But what if we wish to take longer exposures? Again, this depends on how well you know your mount. It may be...

Altair Capture Tutorial 2

THE FIRST 5 SECONDS. At the top of the Altair Capture screen navigate to the Options menu. This is where we will set up where your...

Altair Capture Tutorial 1

FIRST LIGHT. Ok, In this tutorial we are going to use this software to capture a deep sky object. Now, one thing you will need upfront is...