Smartphone Telescope Mount and Adapter Ideas

The subject of a smartphone telescope mount came up when speaking to a friend during the big New Jersey blizzard of 2016.  He’s an amateur astronomer and was bragging about how he was taking photos of various constellations using his Apple iPhone.  I wasn’t aware you could do this, so we talking in-depth and I began to check into this further because it sounded like something I wanted to do as well.  This is called astrophotography.  Had not heard that term until today. With some research, I learned that while you could certainly hold your phone up to the lens … Read more…