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- DescriptionAny amateur astromer who is interested in astrophotography, particularly if just getting started, needs to kw what objects are best for imaging in each month of the year. These are t necessarily the same objects that are the most spectacular or intriguing visually. The camera reveals different things and has different requirements. What objects in the sky tonight are large eugh, bright eugh, and high eugh to be photographed? This book reveals, for each month of the year, the choicest celestial treasures within the reach of a commercial CCD camera. Helpful hints and advice on framing, exposures, and filters are included. Each deep sky object is explained in beautiful detail, so that observers will gain a richer understanding of these astromical objects. This is t a book that dwells on the techlogy of CCD, Webcam, wet, or other types of astrophotography. Neither is it a book about in-depth computer processing of the images (although this topic is included). Detailed discussions of these topics can be found in other publications. This book focuses on what rthern latitude objects to image at any given time of the year to get the most spectacular results.
- Author(s)Ruben Kier
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication01/09/2009
- SubjectPopular Science
- Series TitleThe Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Notebiography
- Weight587 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edition Statement1st ed. 2009
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