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Old 30-11-2007, 06:09 PM
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A.S.I.G.N. Astrophotography Guide

Greetings earthlings!

A.S.I.G.N. Observatory is proud to present the latest layman's guide to astrophotography.

http://www.asignobservatory.com/Astr...aphyGuide.aspx

As the Canon 400D and it's ilk are the most commonly used these days for the average budget, I thought it pertinent to be a little more specific in this area.

I hope you enjoy the tutorial, share it with new and old astrophotographers, and add it to your links so everyone can gain from it!

Happy space travels!

Baz.
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Old 03-12-2007, 09:04 PM
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Hi Baz,

A quick note of thanks. This is a fantastic article, well written and in plain english - amazing!

All fellow newbies to astrophotography please take 10 minutes to read this article as Baz has nailed it .

Thanks again, clear skies and all the best.

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Old 03-12-2007, 09:57 PM
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Hi Barry,

we beginners get so much help from the more experienced members of this forum - for which we are all eternally grateful ). I sometimes think you must kinda get sick of saying the same things over and over

But wow, - that is a terrific article. It's awesome to have all the in-between bits spelled out in such a simple easy to understand format. Now, even I can understand how it's done

Thanks again Barry.

Cheers,
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Old 03-12-2007, 10:43 PM
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Question Quick Question ...

Barry,

just a thought for those not having two scopes.....

Could a good result be obtained using just the ed80 and 400d with an off axis guider to guide with?

Cheers,
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Old 03-12-2007, 10:46 PM
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Gentlemen,

This is one reason I do not do this for money. When I first started out in astronomy, no one would help me. Clubs and associations were not interested in the newbie unless they were a paying member.

I believe that the newbie is the lifeblood of astronomy, and it is they that we as decent and responsible experienced, should be teaching and encouraging to help astronomy grow. Without new blood, the astronomer species will eventually become extinct.

It is responses like yours that tell me this is the right way to go and that in itself makes any effort well worth it!

It is I, who thank you, the newbie, as we all were once.

God bless,

Barry.
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Old 03-12-2007, 10:48 PM
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Barry,

just a thought for those not having two scopes.....

Could a good result be obtained using just the ed80 and 400d with an off axis guider to guide with?

Cheers,
I am sure with practice that this would be achievable Paul.

Cheers,

Baz.
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Old 06-12-2007, 09:32 PM
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Baz
I just got my Canon 400D and just getting started using trial & error. I think your guide will save me alot of time on the learning curve. There is not much out there with digital SLRs and 400Ds. Thanks a million!Domenic
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Good stuff, Well written and It seems we have all, if not most of us invested in a 400D. Nice point, astronomy and the marvellous heavens have been given to all mankind to admire, a gift form above.
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Good stuff, Well written and It seems we have all, if not most of us invested in a 400D. Nice point, astronomy and the marvellous heavens have been given to all mankind to admire, a gift form above.
Thank you Danny, yes we have indeed been blessed with a beautiful universe to admire together!

Baz.
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Old 15-12-2007, 08:04 PM
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Great article Baz, it has given me a few new tips as well.

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