New in paperback. Hardcover was published in 1995.
How do you get the best from your telescope? For those interested in photographing the Sun, Moon and planets, this volume provides a detailed reference. Originally published in 1995, this guide is packed with practical tips on how to obtain the highest resolution in your astrophotography, and provides a wealth of stunning images by highly talented amateurs showing just what can be achieved. Individual chapters describe the various types of telescopes and the most suitable equipment to photograph a given subject, and recommend films and techniques in developing and printing. Also given are short biographies of key high-resolution astrophotographers, and an extensive bibliography of further reading. This guide provides both a wealth of sound, practical techniques and a unique portfolio of solar system images - an inspirational handbook for any amateur astronomer.
Table of Contents
Part I: 1. Atmospheric turbulence
2. The telescope
3. Photography at the telescope
Part II: 4. High resolution photography of the
main solar system bodies
Part III: 5. Short biographies of the
specialists in high resolution photography