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  • La Reunion diary – part II

    Finally! Second part of of pictures from our La Reunion Adventures. After calm beginning on the island we slowly started to discover south and middle part of La Reunion. First we visited Plage de Grande Anse, one of the most beautiful beaches I have seen. A small cove surrounded by volcano rocks with fine sand…
  • Obersaxen – looking for the perfect black sky

    Last adventure took us to Obersaxen, Graubünden. The idea was to spend a night in the Alpine hut and enjoy the Perseid's Meteor Shower. Obersaxen is situated in a valley and basing on Light Pollution Map, it is one of the very few places in Switzerland where light pollution is minimal. As always, I took…
  • Night Sky movies!

    Weather is recently very good and nights are almost cloudless. The nights now are very short (~22:30 – 4:30) but still I could get enough frames to create those nice movies of the stars. I used StarStax which has a very cool setting of stacking pictures together (as my previously developed script) but provides much…

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    New Raspberry Pi Camera Water-sealed housing

    Raspberry Pi baser Night Sky camera is back on track! I had almost 1 month break with night sky recording because of the very rainy April. Camera was not protected how it should be and got some water inside the lens. Fortunately rice can really make magic with water-exposed electronics. I was wondering for quite…
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