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.... man made Saturn, 182, 217, 262 scanner, 264 Schwaar, Pierre-y, 42, 192 scratches, on optics, 21 seeing conditions, 95 sensitivity (or ... right ascension, 162 shadow, penumbral or umbral, 220, 226 sharpness, of image, 24 shutter, camera, 4 shutter, manual (in guider), ... 6, 51, 58, 197, 292 video, 112, 217 vignetting, 203 Voyager II, 164, 271, 296 wavelength, 100 weather, 95 X-ray, 126 Year, 39 Zenith, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Jeffrey R. Charles|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06|