Startrails – Software

Star trail images are beautiful to look at and they are captivating because they make time visible. These images can be made either by exposing one single image over a very long period or by taking many shorter exposures and combine them afterwards. Digital cameras deliver images as electronic files, making combining very easy – … Read more

Astro-Imaging for $100

Is is possible to make astro-images with entry level digital point-and-shoot cameras? The answer to that question is a reluctant “somewhat”. With a basic camera it is indeed possible to shoot decent astro-images but the objects are rather limited: the moon and star constellations. It is not about pixels Basic astrophotography is not about Mega-pixels. Good images … Read more