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Eye On The Sky

UK Based Astronomy and Astrophotography by Mark Tissington





Study Centre

Hints & Tips


All intended to help you get out and enjoy the night sky,

Solar System

Deep Sky Objects

Anything Else!


What is this site for?


  • Promoting astronomy as a hobby
  • Passing on what little wisdom I have
  • Showing that everyone can get involved
  • Spreading the word on astrophotography
  • Providing links to the astronomy community



Not a recommendation, just letting you know what I use.


Scopes: Skywatcher Quattro 10S, TAL2 6", Meade ETX80.

Mount: NEQ6 by SKywatcher.

Cameras: Canon EOS 600d (unmod), Modified Webcam.

Software: Stellarium, BackyardEOS, EQMOD, GIMP, Registax, SharpCap, DSS.