By Buddy D. Ratner, Dorothy Hoffman, Frederick J. Schoen, Jack E. Lemons
The CCD (Charge-Coupled equipment) has revolutionised optical astronomy prior to now twenty years, and specialized astronomical CCD cameras at the moment are much more cheap, color is regular, they usually supply dazzling effects.
The paintings and technological know-how of CCD Astronomy 2e offers a few examples of the simplest pictures, and offers readers tricks and tips on find out how to get the simplest out of this amazing technology.
Experts in CCD astronomy from North the US and Europe have contributed to this booklet, illustrating their support and recommendation with many appealing color photos ? the publication is in complete color all through. suggestions diversity from utilizing easy webcams to hugely technical points reminiscent of supernovae patrolling. machine processing, stacking and image-enhancement are special, in addition to many tricks and assistance from the experts.
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