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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 AM0757
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 M31 - Andromeda Galaxy
My tracking was much better tonight and I was able to expose up to 5 minutes at a time.
dagoldst Gold Member28-Jan-15 06:33 AM
by jrp
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
A general, generic topic Shooting the Moon
Finally decided to join the digital age last year and picked up a D50 that was in great sh
B52HOAS Silver Member17-Jan-15 07:54 PM
by jeraldasmith
A general, generic topic Milky way and storm
I was photographing Milky way using D800 with Nikkor 10-24 DX lens at 10mm. At the same ti
burchan Silver Member12-Jan-15 02:41 AM
by burchan
A general, generic topic New 'scope and support equipment
I've been dreaming and scheming about AP for over a year now, borrowing telescopes, acquir
slothead Gold Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 10-Jan-15 11:44 PM
by MarkM10431
A general, generic topic any tips on reducing heat?
with the guided mount I can finally increase exposure time, but as we all know longer expo
MarkM10431 Silver Member10-Jan-15 12:43 PM
by dagoldst
A general, generic topic Tonight's moon
D3100 - Skywatcher 80ED on tripod - remote release, manual mode, ISO 100, RAW. EXIF is
dagoldst Gold Member09-Jan-15 08:16 PM
by Bluejs75
A general, generic topic need some help with Andromeda
I captured these frames wed night: iso 1250 F2.8 30S [imglink:4720 09
MarkM10431 Silver Member09-Jan-15 05:19 PM
by MarkM10431
A general, generic topic Orion
Two nights ago I was letting the pup out and realized the sky was pretty darn clear. Threw
Matthew Gregory Silver Member06-Jan-15 01:34 PM
by MarkM10431
A topic tagged as having a question Waxing Gibbous
I was sure Saturday's moon was full, but my research shows it was waxing gibbous (what a s
elcee Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his sharing knowledge contributions to the community in addition to his words of encouragement for further advancement 06-Jan-15 12:29 AM
by elcee
A general, generic topic Beginner's question
These are a couple of shots of Orion taken 20 seconds apart. Just my first, amateurish
shaunnelson Silver Member05-Jan-15 11:10 PM
by MarkM10431
A general, generic topic Skywatcher Pro 80ED APO
Just arrived yesterday, during the rain. Still raining today, forecast - more rain. :+
dagoldst Gold Member04-Jan-15 09:34 PM
by jeraldasmith
This is a hot, active topic! Alternative to the vixen polarie
hi all looking for a tracker solution like the vixen. the polarie only supports about 4 po
MarkM10431 Silver Member02-Jan-15 09:30 PM
by MarkM10431
A general, generic topic Northern Lights and Basic Astrophotography - Lens Upgra...
Hello and happy new year, I am preparing for a trip to the UK and Iceland in a few week
heysoymilk Silver Member02-Jan-15 09:38 AM
by heysoymilk
This is a hot, active topic! Orion setting behind the moon Port Willunga SA
I figured this would be the best forum for this one - even though it is not just stars.
NRandall Silver Member01-Jan-15 01:12 PM
by Matthew Gregory
A general, generic topic The Last Moon of 2014
It has been a while since I posted a moon photo here. Earlier tonight I took this shot of
gvk Silver Member01-Jan-15 02:56 AM076