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Astronomical photography

  • Lessons from the Mastersby Robert Gendler

    Springer 2013; US$ 44.99

    There are currently thousands of amateur astronomers around the world engaged in astrophotography at a sophisticated level. Their ranks far outnumber professional astronomers doing the same and their contributions both technically and artistically are the dominant drivers of progress in the field today. This book is a unique collaboration of individuals... more...

  • How to Photograph the Moon and Planets with Your Digital Cameraby Tony Buick; Philip Pugh

    Springer 2011; US$ 39.95

    Although astronomical CCD cameras can be very costly, digital cameras -- the kind you use on holiday -- on the other hand, are relatively inexpensive. Moreover, their technology -- especially thermal noise, sensitivity (ISO number) and resolution -- has progressed to a point where such cameras are more than capable of photographing the brighter astronomical... more...

  • The 100 Best Targets for Astrophotographyby Ruben Kier

    Springer 2009; US$ 34.95

    Reveals, for each month of the year, the choicest celestial treasures within the reach of a commercial CCD camera. This book includes hints and advice on framing, exposures, and filters. It focuses on what northern latitude objects to image at any given time of the year to get the most spectacular results. more...

  • How to Photograph the Moon and Planets with Your Digital Cameraby Tony Buick

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Since the advent of astronomical CCD imaging, it has been possible for amateurs to produce images of a quality that was attainable only by universities and professional observatories. This illustrated step-by-step manual is for anyone who has a telescope (of any size) and a digital camera. It provides a photographic atlas of the Moon. more...

  • Imaging planetario:: Guida all'uso della webcam (Le Stelle) (Italian Edition)by Martin Mobberley; A. Carbognani

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    Le economiche webcam stanno rivoluzionando l?imaging astronomico amatoriale, fornendo un?alternativa conveniente ai CCD raffreddati, quanto meno per i soggetti pił luminosi. Le webcam, che costano solo poche decine di euro, sono in grado di realizzare riprese di pił alta risoluzione rispetto alle macchine fotografiche digitali grazie alla maggiore... more...

  • Making Beautiful Deep-sky Imagesby Greg Parker

    Springer 2007; US$ 34.95

    This book is based around the author??'s beautiful and sometimes awe-inspiring color images and mosaics of deep-sky objects. The images were used as the basis of a public exhibition held at the University of Southampton (Summer 2006), attended by the press, local radio and TV interviewers as well as the public. The book describes how similar images... more...

  • Creating and Enhancing Digital Astro Imagesby Grant Privett

    Springer 2007; US$ 44.95

    Describes how to create the best astronomical images you can with the digital camera equipment at your disposal. This book explains the steps we go through to extract results from the raw-and-dirty original imagery, and then transform them into high quality pictures that you could hang on your wall, show to your spouse or local society friends. more...

  • CCD Astrophotographyby Adam Stuart

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 39.95

    Details one man's approach to the problem of getting high-quality astronomical images under light-polluted conditions. This book provides a tested program that helps CCD-beginner to work towards digital imaging of the highest quality. It outlines the materials and equipment used for high-quality imaging. more...

  • Lunar and Planetary Webcam User's Guideby Martin Mobberley

    Springer 2006; US$ 44.95

    Aims to de-mystify the jargon of webcams and computer processing and provides hints and tips for imaging the Sun, Moon and planets with a webcam. This book also explains how webcams can be connected direct to a PC so that software can be used to "stack" multiple images, providing a stunning increase in image quality. more...

  • Digital Astrophotographyby David Ratledge

    Springer 2006; US$ 44.95

    Contains techniques, advice, hints, tips and spectacular color images from world experts in CCD astronomy from North America and Europe. Their insights are illustrated with color images. This book features techniques that range from using simple webcams to highly technical aspects such as supernovae patrolling. more...