The Deep-sky Imaging Primer (häftad)
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2nd ed.
Deep-Sky Publishing
328 Illustrations; Illustrations, color
280 x 215 x 10 mm
587 g
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1312:Standard Color 8.5 x 11 in or 280 x 216 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
The Deep-sky Imaging Primer (häftad)

The Deep-sky Imaging Primer

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Häftad Engelska, 2017-10-28
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The book that taught thousands of people about astrophotography has been completely revised and updated in this second edition. It covers everything you need to know to capture stunning images of deep-sky objects with a DSLR or CCD camera:

  • The fundamental concepts of imaging and their impact on the final image

  • How to pick a telescope and camera

  • How to get set up and take the images

  • Where and when to find the best objects in the night sky

  • How to process images using Adobe Photoshop® and PixInsight®

  • Start-to-finish examples of image processing

Full-color with over 300 illustrations.
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  1. Electronic sensors

  2. Signal and Noise

  3. Mounts and Alignment

  4. Cameras

  5. Telescopes and optics

  6. Image scale: matching sensor and optics

  7. Choosing objects to image

  8. Focusing, guiding, and setting up

  9. Filters and narrowband imaging

  10. Taking the exposures

  11. Atmospheric effects

  12. Diagnosing problems and improving image quality

  13. Color in digital images

  14. Calibration and stacking

  15. Principals and tools of post-processing

  16. Processing images in PixInsight

  17. Processing images in Photoshop

  18. Using masks

  19. Color synthesis and gradient removal

  20. Stretching: reallocating the dynamic range

  21. Noise reduction

  22. Adjusting color

  23. Contrast enhancement, sharpening, and deconvolution

  24. Star reduction and removal

  25. Cosmetic repairs

  26. Image composition

  27. Plate solving and mosaics

  28. A DSLR processing example

  29. A CCD processing example

  30. A Photoshop processing example

appendix a: exercise answers

appendix b: moonlight tables

appendix c: deep-sky highlights