CCD Astrophotography: High-Quality Imaging from the Suburbs / Edition 1

CCD Astrophotography: High-Quality Imaging from the Suburbs / Edition 1

by Adam Stuart
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387262415

ISBN-13: 9780387262413

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: Springer New York

This book details an approach to the problem of getting high-quality astronomical images under light-polluted conditions. The book is for amateur astronomers interested in CCD imaging, especially those who have to work under suburban conditions. It outlines the materials and equipment used for high-quality imaging. The many wonderful images produced allow the

Overview

This book details an approach to the problem of getting high-quality astronomical images under light-polluted conditions. The book is for amateur astronomers interested in CCD imaging, especially those who have to work under suburban conditions. It outlines the materials and equipment used for high-quality imaging. The many wonderful images produced allow the reader to see the product of – initially – a fellow beginner’s efforts. Respectable images are attainable with modest equipment. This book outlines a complete and thoroughly tested working program for every beginner to achieve high-quality digital imaging.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387262413
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
193
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The Challenge of Imaging Under a Light-Polluted Sky.- Equipment Inventory.- A Night of Imaging Under the Stars (and Clouds).- Processing Astrophotos Made Simple.- A Collection of Astrophotos.- What to Do with All Those Astrophotos.- An Introduction to Minor Body Astrometry.- Invaluable Contacts and Links.

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