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Because the observatory is only 20 miles from Portland, Oregon, I do narrowband imaging most of the time to avoid the problems of light pollution. But whenever possible I take my gear to a dark sky site for LRGB imaging.
Regarding the business side of WO, I am a retired electronics engineer and after a few months of enjoying my leisure I began to miss doing product development. My astronomy hobby always needed new solutions to unique problems, so I decided that whenever I came up with a good solution I would try to make it available to others. I do sell these products, as well as my astro-
Although electronics was my career, many of the products I have developed are simple devices involving little or no technology. Much of my former work was related to electronic imaging, but these skills do not lend themselves well to the sort of low-
I do not currently use a traditional “shopping cart” and online payment system. There are several reasons for this, but I’ve tried to make it as easy as possible for you to order my products: Each product and gallery page has a “Buy It” button that brings up a contact form that is customized for the particular product. Just fill out the form and click “Send”. I will check the order, calculate shipping costs, and send you an invoice via Paypal. You can pay by other methods, of course, but Paypal is the preferred method.