Acquisition Technique

The basic technique, when you cannot rely on autoguiding, is to take short exposures. While "classical" astrophotography, since the time when film was used instead of CCD/CMOS sensors, is based on acquiring a relatively small number of long exposures of the same subject (usually just one picture when film was used), relying on some form … Continue reading Acquisition Technique

Lunar and Planetary Imaging

That's indeed where I started. I think most do: it is easier than DSO imaging, or at least it is easier to get your first decent moonshot than to get your first acceptable DSO picture. Back in 2006-2007 I was using the Meade LPI with the Meade 2045D and the Meade ETX-80 (a sort of … Continue reading Lunar and Planetary Imaging