Tag: Astroimaging

Nyx Tracker Offers an Affordable and Compact Motorized Barn Door Star Tracking Mount for Astrophotography
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Nyx Tracker Offers an Affordable and Compact Motorized Barn Door Star Tracking Mount for Astrophotography

The Nyx Tracker is a motorized barn door star-tracking astrophotography mount designed for those who want affordable and accurate widefield tracking. With a signature alignment laser, the Nyx Tracker is intuitive and quick to set up. Once pointed at the earth’s celestial pole, the motorized mount will precisely follow the […]

Adam Block Debuts New Astroimaging Techniques
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Adam Block Debuts New Astroimaging Techniques

Adam Block hosts the Adam Block Studios website where he provides instruction on creating beautiful astro images of the Universe through technical proficiency and thoughtful artistry. On the site he provides astro imaging instructional videos and other materials on subjects including PixInsight, Photoshop, and CCDStack. He recently has recently added […]

A Deep Dive into Alt-Az Telescope Mounts for Long Exposure Astrophotography
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A Deep Dive into Alt-Az Telescope Mounts for Long Exposure Astrophotography

Niels Haagh hosts the website Astronomical Telescopes and Mounts Explained for Amateurs. He recently posted the second article in a series covering astrophotography using Alt-Az telescope mounts. The article, titled Alt-Az Mounts for Long Exposure Astrophotography – Camera Rotators, offers insight into the most advanced type of Alt-Az astrophotography using […]

Voyager 2.1.4 is Released Adding New Functionality to the Astrophotography Software Platform
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Voyager 2.1.4 is Released Adding New Functionality to the Astrophotography Software Platform

Voyager is Microsoft Windows(R) software that automates astrophotography. It integrates and orchestrates all mounts, cameras, filter wheels, rotators, guiding systems and more – all the hardware and software needed to do astronomy imaging. The software also controls dome or roll-off roofs with an ASCOM drivers. Voyager’s companion product Viking offers […]

Astronomischer Arbeitskreis Salzkammergut Astronomy Club Releases CCD-Guide 2019 for Planning Astro Imaging Projects
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Astronomischer Arbeitskreis Salzkammergut Astronomy Club Releases CCD-Guide 2019 for Planning Astro Imaging Projects

Every year since 1997, the Astronomischer Arbeitskreis Salzkammergut astronomy club in Austria has published the CCD-Guide in DVD format, which assists astrophotographers in planning their imaging projects. Besides a huge number of reference images, the CCD-Guide contains software to find images, to view images and to obtain all necessary data. […]

IP4AP Announces Three-Day Workshop for PixInsight Image Processing Software for Astrophotography
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IP4AP Announces Three-Day Workshop for PixInsight Image Processing Software for Astrophotography

Warren Keller and Ron Brecher with IP4AP are teaming up again to present a three-day PixInsight workshop in Mesa, Arizona, September 21-23, 2018 and in Lake Forest, California September 28-30, 2018. If you’re new to image processing, PixInsight is a very powerful and much less expensive alternative to Photoshop. It is […]