Bhavesh Parekh

A Comprehensive Field Guide to the NGC

A novice astronomer who got his first telescope, an Obsession 15″ UC, in 2017, and how he managed to create, within a year, an advanced observing tool for amateur astronomers.  This talk is an introduction to the Field Guide, containing 7000+ large images, of NGC objects, from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.  This is a story of what’s possible when cooperation and collaboration are combined with curiosity and passion!  

More at: www.pdxastronomy.com.

Excellent dark skies in Central Oregon – 5000 feet