How to take Light Frames, Flat Frames, Bias Frames & Dark Frames for Astrophotography

Imaging the nighttime sky can be one of the most rewarding things to do in astronomy. When the light from deep sky objects that are thousands to millions of light years away hits the sensor of your imaging equipment it begins the wonderfully rewarding journey of imaging the heavens above. Today, I’m going to walk […]

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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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