For all but the simplest star-trail pictures, photographing the night sky involves machinery to track the stars, and the task becomes even more complicated when photographing very small or very faint objects that require high magnification or very long exposure times. Astrophotography for Amateurs presents equipment and techniques, features practical hints and tips from the experts, including coverage of traditional qwetq photography, CCD imaging, and computerized image enhancement. There are sections on photographing different classes of astronomical object from the moon to faint nebulae, as well as a detailed look at the equipment needed.There is no point in putting off deep sky astrophotography until you get an autoguider. I did not use one for any of my own photos in this book; and if I can get good astrophotos without an autoguider, you can too. Many clear nights will slipanbsp;...
|Author||:||Jeffrey R. Charles|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06|