Catching the Light

NPS_AGDS_cover_300pxLooking for something to shoot tonight? Astrophotography expert Jerry Lodriguss's new e-book, Astrophotographer's Guide to the Deep Sky, can help you choose your targets wisely. Available for $39.95 on CD-ROM, it provides you with detailed information and examples of the many beautiful objects in the sky that you can photograph with your own equipment, from the most interesting wide=angle vistas to close-ups of galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. Astrophotographer's Guide to the Deep Sky contains an all-sky constellation chart with clickable links to each individual constellation and the most interesting objects within them. A master list of objects includes 500 of the most photogenic galaxies, nebulae, supernova remnants, star clusters, and constellations. This list can be sorted by season, object name, type constellation, right ascension, and focal length. Further information is available for more than 275 select objects visible from the Northern Hemisphere. These targets are displayed on individual pages with added photographic information and details.'s New Product Showcase is a reader service featuring innovative equipment and software of interest to amateur astronomers. The descriptions are based largely on information supplied by the manufacturers or distributors. Sky & Telescope assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of vendors statements. For further information contact the manufacturer or distributor. Announcements should be sent to [email protected]. Not all announcements will be listed.


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