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Publications

Publications

Books, magazines, researches & papers.

Books
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Exoplanet Observing for Amateurs Making Science with amateur equipment. Bruce L. Gary
Setting-up a Small Observatory From Concept to Construction.
Digital Astrophotography: The State of the Art This book is the successor to David Ratledge’s much-acclaimed The Art and Science of CCD Astronomy.
Digital SLR Astrophotography Michael A. Covington, Campbridge University Press
The Handbook for Astronomical Image Processing It's the finest book to date covering the entire gamut of digital astrophotography.
The NewAstro Zone System for Astro Imaging The NewAstro Zone System for Astro Imaging will provide detailed tutorials on astronomical image processing, with the focus on Photoshop CS and CS2.
The New CCD Astronomy How to capture the stars with a CCD camera in your own backyard.

Magazines
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SkyNews The Canadian Magazine of Astronomy & Stargazing
SKy & Telescope Offers articles about astrophotography and equipment reviews.
Astro Photo Insight Magazine Discontinued publishing. Back issues still available.
Astronomy Magazine Offers articles about astrophotography and equipment reviews.
Astronomy Technology Today Your Complete Guide to Astronomical Equipment

Papers
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Refining You Home Observing Site Why Do It-Where Do It-How It's Done
Jim Solomon's Astrophotography Cookbook Website of SaratogaSkies
Sub-Exposures in DSLRs How Short Can We Go With Sub-Exposures in DSLRs?
Signal to Noise Understanding it, Measuring it, and Improving it (Part 1)
Autoguiding from Alan Holmes at SBIG More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Autoguiding
Finding the Optimal Sub-frame Exposure This paper discusses the issues of noise from all sources in astrophotography to find the optimal sub-frame exposure length.
Automated Imaging From Matt Thomas at CCD Commander
Autoguiding - Advanced Techniques From Gemini Telescope Design
Autoguiding Excellent paper on autoguiding