Category: Linux

Capturing SAT24 satellite images to create an animation

During the solar eclipse on March 20th 2015 it was nothing but clouds over here in The Netherlands. So besides following the eclipse on TV I also watched…

Remote control your GoTo telescope mount using a Raspberry Pi and SkySafari

SkySafari is a great astronomy app for smart devices like the iPhone, iPad and Android. The SkySafari Plus and Pro versions add the possibility to remote control your…

Philips webcams and the Linux 3.x kernel

The Philips SPC900 and ToU Cam Pro II webcams are still very popular by amateur astronomers who want to try out some basic planetary astrophotography. I happen to…