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Pinned topic Welcome To The *NEW* Astrophotography Forum!
For many years the staff has talked about the idea of this forum. It has finally come abo
nrothschild Neil is an expert in several areas, including camera support 21-Jan-15 01:59 PM
by newbird
Pinned topic The Rate of Movement of Celestial Objects
The single most important number for the astrophotographer is the rate of movement of the
nrothschild Neil is an expert in several areas, including camera support 08-Oct-14 02:17 AM
by elec164
Pinned topic Policy on Non-Nikon Camera Gear in the Astro Forum
The team has discussed the issue of posting images made with non-Nikon gear in this Astrop
nrothschild Neil is an expert in several areas, including camera support 26-Sep-14 12:53 AM
by walkerr
Pinned topic Astrophotography Forum dedication
This forum is dedicated to the memory of Captain Alan G. Poindexter. A Naval flyer, ast
jrp Administrator JRP is one of the co-founders, has in-depth knowledge in various areas. Awarded for his contributions for the Resources 09-Jun-14 06:28 AM0773
Pinned topic Chasing New and Old Moons
Any members reading this have surely shot the moon. Most start with the full moon, doubtl
nrothschild Neil is an expert in several areas, including camera support 07-Dec-13 10:31 PM
by dagoldst
A general, generic topic The Moon, again!
The clouds disappeared yesterday here in eastern CT, and last night we had the first clear
gvk Silver Member03-Mar-15 05:57 PM
by gvk
A general, generic topic Jupiter at Opposition
While driving home on I95 last night, I saw Jupiter brightly rising in the eastern sky. Si
gvk Silver Member03-Mar-15 05:48 PM
by gvk
A general, generic topic Focuser/Field Flattener conversion for FX on my Skywatc...
I've had vignetting and really bad circular distortion/color issues outside of the DX fram
dagoldst Gold Member01-Mar-15 09:58 PM
by gvk
A general, generic topic BackyardNikon screenshots
For those interested in long exposures and automating the process, this is your applicatio
dagoldst Gold Member01-Mar-15 03:40 PM
by dagoldst
A general, generic topic BackyardNikon is now available
This is cool software if you are doing AP. This video steps you through using the app.
dagoldst Gold Member26-Feb-15 12:49 PM
by dagoldst
A general, generic topic Can't find the moon thread...
So I'll post this here. I'm happy with this first attempt with a lens I've had for 4 whol
jstream Silver Member25-Feb-15 05:12 AM
by jstream
A general, generic topic What's happening?
Hi All, As I'm so new to this idea of shooting the sky at night, there are several thin
jstream Silver Member20-Feb-15 03:18 AM
by jstream
A general, generic topic Dark Site 2-14 M51, M108, M97 and NGC 3631
http://cimg2.ib etin/2000x1333/80-ds c_1559a_db
MarkM10431 Silver Member18-Feb-15 07:39 PM
by dagoldst
A general, generic topic 2-14 last post M81 and M82 Cigar and Bodes Galaxies, N...
http://cimg3.ib etin/1340x2000/80-ds c_1563_981
MarkM10431 Silver Member17-Feb-15 05:04 PM
by gvk
This is a hot, active topic! M31 - Andromeda Galaxy
My tracking was much better tonight and I was able to expose up to 5 minutes at a time.
dagoldst Gold Member16-Feb-15 01:21 PM
by dagoldst
A general, generic topic Dark Site 2-14 Jupiter and M33
http://cimg9.ib etin/2000x1389/80-ds c_1550_190
MarkM10431 Silver Member16-Feb-15 02:28 AM045
A general, generic topic Nikon D810A for your Astrophotography
The D810A has been announced. If you would like more info, see other thread I started:
icslowmo Silver Member10-Feb-15 08:21 AM073
A general, generic topic M31 reprocessed
I think this looks better - less contrast, more color. For sure I could use some more fra
dagoldst Gold Member09-Feb-15 02:30 PM
by dagoldst
A general, generic topic Astrophotography, then ... and now
My first feeble attempts at astrophotography started in the mid-1970s when I got my first
gvk Silver Member09-Feb-15 03:12 AM043
A general, generic topic dark frames
Moving this part of the M31 discussion to a separate thread as it was getting way off topi
dagoldst Gold Member06-Feb-15 11:59 PM
by jeraldasmith
A general, generic topic Another attempt at M42
This version was an attempt to get a longer exposure, lower ISO, again with the D610. I h
dagoldst Gold Member27-Jan-15 03:20 PM
by gvk
A general, generic topic I wouldn't necessarily call this Astrophotography
But while I was out the other night, photographing downtown and our art museum, I happened
jstream Silver Member26-Jan-15 10:23 AM
by Ineluki
This is a hot, active topic! Comet Lovejoy, M42
back to the dark site with the new mount. I am exceptionally pleased so far. these are the
MarkM10431 Silver Member23-Jan-15 10:39 PM
by jeraldasmith
A general, generic topic Some Polar alignment tidbits
As some of us are starting to buy Equatorial GOTO mounts, I thought a thread on this might
dagoldst Gold Member22-Jan-15 11:53 PM
by dagoldst
A general, generic topic Moon, Venus and Mercury - 21 January 2015
People with clear western horizons this evening had an opportunity to see our solar system
ajdooley Gold Member22-Jan-15 04:22 PM
by dagoldst
A general, generic topic Skywatcher Pro 80ED APO - other folks images showing it...
People are discussing telescopes, here is a tribute by someone that has figured out how to
dagoldst Gold Member21-Jan-15 01:05 AM
by winthrop
A general, generic topic M42 - Orion Nebula
So, this is my first successful set of exposures with the Skywatcher and the Orion Atlas.
dagoldst Gold Member19-Jan-15 03:03 PM
by elec164
A general, generic topic Photographing the Moon question
Greetings, I have a question regarding the images you often see of the moon rising over a
BCRose Silver Member18-Jan-15 11:45 PM
by jrp
A general, generic topic tonights images
http://cimg3.ib etin/1200x801/80-dsc _1243_2_cf
MarkM10431 Silver Member18-Jan-15 08:18 PM
by jeraldasmith
A general, generic topic Merit or Fools errand!
Ok, fellow Nikonians, I’m appealing to you all to talk sense into me before I spend bucket
elec164 Silver Member17-Jan-15 08:56 PM
by dagoldst