John Duchek's Page -Welcome

I am redoing this site, so consider it under construction for now. 

Screenshot of eyepiece selection software

 Links to weatherstations:
Carrizozo/Nogal, NM Weatherstation (Weather Underground)
Carrizozo/Nogal, NM Weatherstation (NOAA)
Carrizozo/Nogal, NM Allsky Cam

Concord/Sunset Hills, MO Weatherstation (Weather Underground)

Links to Linux OS Astronomy Versions:
Astronomy Linux - An amazing amount of linux astronomy
software, bootable from CD, or HD installable

Distro Astro - Linux Astronomy Software with some
 preinstalled windows software thru 'wine'

John's Pictures:
My Everexpanding photogallery and timelapse
videos on Flickr
Eyepiece selection software calculates the % light lost for your pupil size and various telescope/eyepiece combinations.  This is available at no charge by email from  Also available is a pdf explaining how you can turn your 8" telescope into a 3" telescope with the wrong combination. 
Note: pages below are for current Projects and stuff.