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The Astrophotography Manual: A Practical and Scientific Approach to Deep Space Imaging - 2nd Edition


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About the Book

The Astrophotography Manual, Second Edition is for photographers ready to move beyond standard SLR cameras and editing software to create beautiful images of nebulas, galaxies, clusters, and the stars. Beginning with a brief astronomy primer, this book takes readers through the full astrophotography process, from choosing and using equipment to image capture, calibration, and processing. This combination of technical background and hands-on approach brings the science down to earth, with practical methods to ensure success.

This second edition now includes:
  • Over 170 pages of new content within 22 new chapters, with 600 full-color illustrations.
  • Covers a wide range of hardware, including mobile devices, remote control and new technologies.
  • Further insights into leading software, including automation, Sequence Generator Pro and PixInsight
  • Ground-breaking practical chapters on hardware and software as well as alternative astrophotography pursuits

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