Star-gazing Guide to High Resolution Lunar & Planet Imaging by Dave Eagle

Star-gazing Guide to High Resolution Lunar & Planet Imaging by Dave Eagle

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Part Number:  Guide to Hi Res Lunar & planet imaging

Dave Eagle, FRAS, astrophotographer, author and astronomy tutor, has been running a number of successful hands-on astronomical imaging workshops and outreach for many years. Following on from this success, he has converted some of the contents of his workshop tutorials into these handy guides.

Star-Gazing Guide to High Resolution Lunar & Planet Imaging.

Almost two years in the writing, trying out many different techniques, this edition of Dave's astrophotography guide leads you step by step through a number of tried and tested image capture and processing workflows to help you get the very best out of lunar and planet imaging.

The 84 page guide covers the taking of Moon and planet videos and subsequent stacking and post-processing of the images using a variety of software packages.

Among the techniques covered within this guide are:

  • Introduction to the planets and Moon.
  • The equipment and accessories used to take images.
  • Why we use videos to capture Moon and Planet images.
  • Using SharpCap to capture Moon & Planet images.
  • Stacking the video files using AutoStakkert! and AstroSurface.
  • Sharpening the stacked images using Registax and AstroSurface.
  • Colour correcting images using Registax and AstroSurface.
  • Final image polishing using Photoshop and Affinity Photo.

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I like it as a beginner
30 October 2023  | 

As a beginner to planetary photography, I really like the simplicity of this book, whilst still giving plenty of relevant and useful information. I will probably buy his other books too. Good stuff. Happy customer here 😀


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