The Art of Astrophotography

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The richly illustrated talk will show one can start making beautiful images of the night sky armed with just a digital camera and a tripod allied to the use of free software that is easily available. Without going into excessive detail, the talk looks at how digital cameras coupled to small telescopes can image the Moon, planets, clusters and nebulae and will finally illustrate how cooled CCD cameras and larger telescopes can be used to produce professional images of remote galaxies.

This is to illustrate the content of a book of the same name published by Cambridge University Press which will be available at the lecture.

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This event was on Thu, 09 Mar 2017

Professor Ian Morison

Professor Ian Morison

Professor of Astronomy

Ian Morison began his love of astronomy when, at the age of 12, he made a telescope out of lenses given to him by his...

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