Unexpected vibrations, airplanes, and satellites can ruin your exposures without you knowing it — here's what to look for.
As optics and camera technologies continue to improve, just how short of an exposure can we get away with?
Sure, the days of the CCD are numbered, but don't start planning the funeral just yet. The recent news that OnSemi will discontinue production of CCD sensors (formerly made by Kodak) next year sent shockwaves through the amateur astronomy community. Many proclaimed the end of CCDs in astrophotography. But not…
Photographing the Sun can be perfectly safe, as long as you take the proper precautions. You can use these techniques to photograph the November 11th transit of Mercury.
Which is better for astrophotography, a color camera or a monochrome camera? Both of course!
While the growing number of satellites above our heads is a concern, there are ways to mitigate their appearances in deep-sky astrophotography.