Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers: A Maker's Guide

Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers: A Maker's Guide

by Jim Chung

Paperback(1st ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319185453
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/10/2015
Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Jim Chung has degrees in Biochemistry and Dentistry from the University of Western Ontario and maintains a general private practice in Toronto. He has participated in two dental relief missions in the Caribbean and delivers advanced dental care to seniors’ homes on a monthly basis. Dr. Chung honed his mechanical aptitude by restoring vintage motorcycles and has been an amateur astronomy for the past decade with a strong interest in imaging. He is an advocate for budget-minded amateur telescope making and imaging and writes a regular column in the Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada to promote that agenda.

Table of Contents

Cosmic Contemplations.- DSLR Astro Imaging.- Advanced Astro Imaging.- Amateur Telescope Making.- Public Outreach Applications.- Astronomical Projects for Supporting Applications.

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