Astrophotography for the Amateur

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Cambridge University Press, May 3, 1999 - Nature - 331 pages
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With this extraordinary handbook, you, too, can frame the stars and have them hanging on your livingroom walls. Astrophotography for the Amateur provides a complete guide to taking pictures of stars, galaxies, the Moon, the Sun, comets, meteors and eclipses, using equipment and materials readily available to the hobbyist. Based on suggestions from readers of the first edition, the new edition has been completely updated and expanded to include new chapters on computer image processing and CCD imaging; expanded advice on choosing cameras and telescopes; completely updated information about films; a much larger bibliography; and hundreds of new photographs (in color and black and white) demonstrating the latest equipment and techniques. Astrophotography for the Amateur has become the standard handbook for all amateur astronomers. This new edition provides an ideal introduction for beginners and a complete handbook for advanced amateurs. It will also appeal to photography enthusiasts who will discover how to take spectacular images with only modest equipment. Michael A. Covington received his Ph.D. at Yale University. He is the author of several books, including Syntactic Theory in the High Middle Ages (Cambridge, 1984). He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and is the Associate Director of the Artificial Intelligence Center at the University of Georgia.
  

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User Review  - Lance Taylor - Goodreads

The Bible as far as I am concerned. Taught me everything I know about AP. His second book covers DSLR tech but the information in here is still useful. I am glad to also have the author as a Facebook friend and enjoy his blogs. Read full review

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Michael Covington is one of America's leading amateur astronomers and author of the highly acclaimed Astrophotography for the Amateur (Cambridge University Press, Second Edition, 1999).

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