This is a little information about the Introduction to Astrophotography course being offered by Richard S. Wright Jr.
Introduction & The Importance of Good Data
Beginners guide to Astrophotography Equipment
- Tripods/Sky Trackers
- Mounts 101
- Optics 101
- Cameras 101
- Matching Cameras & Optics
Getting Good Data/Best Practices
- How long do I expose?
DSLR vs. CCD – Picking the right camera
- How/Why it works
- Common shortcuts and their pitfalls
- Stretching your data
- Color Balancing
- Punching it up
- What is narrowband?
- Light Pollution Filters
- Video astronomy fundamentals (Planets/Moon/Solar)
Managing your workflow/Best Practices review