How to use a DSLR for Astrophotography: The Best Camera Settings & More

DSLR’s are wonderful to use for astrophotography. Whether you’re just getting into imaging by shooting star trails on a tripod or you’ve begun taking breathtaking pictures of deep sky objects with a tracking mount, DSLR’s are an impressive piece of equipment in amateur astronomy. Today, we’re going to look at the best camera settings that […]

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How to Image Saturn with a Telescope, PIPP, Autostakkert and Registax

Have you ever wanted to take a picture of Saturn using your telescope and camera? This video will walk you through each step of the process. From equipment, to capturing footage, to using free software that will help you create incredible images of Saturn! Follow Late Night Astronomy on: http://www.instagram.com/latenightastronomy http://www.twitter.com/latenightastro http://www.youtube.com/latenightastronomy

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Let’s Go Image Mars: How to take a Picture of Mars Close to Earth at Opposition

As Mars nears opposition, I’ll show you a step by step guide to take incredible images of the red planet using your telescope and free software. Please let me know about your questions and experiences observing or imaging Mars in the comment section below. Free Software: PIPP: https://sites.google.com/site/astropipp/ AutoStakkert!3: https://www.autostakkert.com RegiStax: 6 https://www.astronomie.be/registax “The heavens […]

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A Trip to Jupiter

Io casting an impressive shadow as it moves between Jupiter and the Sun. Tracking these transits across the surface of Jupiter is a really interesting observing opportunity and shows the ever evolving dance between Jupiter and it’s many moons.

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The Summer Portrait is Complete

Tonight, I completed my imaging goal for the summer. Mars, Jupiter and Saturn have all been filmed, stacked and processed using a DSLR camera. All three of these images were captured at f/11.8 which means the images above are at accurate scale to each other as viewed through the Orion Xt8i. Mars was the last […]

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