This section lists sites that assist amateur astrophotographers learn and refine their techniques for both film and CCD imaging. Astrophotography and CCD Imaging Amateur Astronomy Science.
Astrophotography is a specialized type of photography for recording images of astronomical objects and large areas of the night sky. (wikipedia)
- Images Jeff MacQuarrie's CCD Astronomy www
Images of nebulae, MacQuarrie's CCD Astronomy, galaxies, planets and star clusters. Each image contains educational information about the object with links for further research. Jeff MacQuarrie's CCD Astronomy.
- Articles Astro Imaging Hints Page www
Articles for beginners, Imaging Hints Page, shooting comets, polar alignment, CCD pixel size and masking, and stacking. Astro Imaging Hints Page.
- Online The New CCD Astronomy www
Online book by Ron Wodaski, New CCD Astronomy, tutorials, and downloads. The New CCD Astronomy.
- Observatory, Franco Sgueglia Web Site www
Observatory, Sgueglia Web Site, equipment, gallery, tips, and links. Franco Sgueglia Web Site.
- Results Astronomy: Erik Bryssinck www
Results of astro-ccd photography, Erik Bryssinck, several tips and tricks for quickcam astro-ccd photography. Astronomy: Erik Bryssinck.
- General Astrophotography Homepage of Wesley Verbraecken www
General information, Homepage of Wesley Verbraecken, equipment, DSLR results, and ToUcam results. Astrophotography Homepage of Wesley Verbraecken.
- Astrophotos, Astrophotography by Brad Moore www
Astrophotos, Brad Moore, equipment, guides, events, and links. Astrophotography by Brad Moore.
- Photographic Coyote Skies www
Photographic services, Skies, photography, and links. Coyote Skies.
- Image Stellar Products www
Image galleries, Products, tutorials, and products. Stellar Products.
- Features Grimée Observatory www
Features recent images, Observatory, gallery, equipment, observatory and links located in Bonnert near Arlon in Belgium. Grimée Observatory.
- Images AO ( Active Optics ) for Amateur Imaging www
AO ( Active Optics ) for Amateur Imaging.
- Galleries, Irvington Observatory www
Galleries, Observatory, cameras, equipment, NexStar modifications, dome, video, guestbook, and chat. Irvington Observatory.
- Tutorials, The Firmament www
Tutorials, Firmament, equipment, images, and other items of interest. The Firmament.
- Gallery Comet McNaught www
Gallery with photo details. McNaught. Provides local sunset times for southern hemisphere cities. Comet McNaught.
- Gallery, Star Echoes www
Gallery, Echoes, articles, about the author, and links. Star Echoes.
- Provides Astrophotography by HrAstro www
Provides instruction in astrophotography, HrAstro, information on the necessary equipment and an image gallery. Astrophotography by HrAstro.
- Provides Astrophotography for the Amateur www
Provides table of contents, for the Amateur, ordering information, and preview of chapter one by Michael Covington. Astrophotography for the Amateur.
- Equipment Amateur CCD and Film Astrophotography www
Equipment and filter information, CCD and Film Astrophotography, gallery, articles, and links. Amateur CCD and Film Astrophotography.
- Daniel Sky-Image Digital Photography www
Daniel Marquardt provides a blog, Digital Photography, astronomical images, information on equipment and astronomical articles. Sky-Image Digital Photography.
- Gallery, MVR's Astro Web Site www
Gallery, Astro Web Site, images, equipment, and accessories. MVR's Astro Web Site.
- Table Digital Camera Telescope Adapters www
Table showing schematics of the coupling methods used by various commercially available digital camera adapters. Digital Camera Telescope Adapters.
- Gallery, Ocupado.de www
Gallery, Ocupado.de, equipment, and image downloads. Ocupado.de.
- A Lynkeos www
A Mac OS X application dedicated to processing of planetary images acquired with a webcam through a telescope, Lynkeos, including news, image gallery, project summary, and source code. Lynkeos.
- Instruments Ash's Astronomy Pages www
Instruments and equipment information, Astronomy Pages, homemade focusing aid, gallery and journal, processing software, and links. Ash's Astronomy Pages.
- News, Capella-Observatory - Astrophotography from Both Hemispheres www
News, Astrophotography from Both Hemispheres, images, observatory, equipment, and links. Capella-Observatory - Astrophotography from Both Hemispheres.
- Features Digital Camera Astronomical Imaging FAQ www
Features information about terminology, Camera Astronomical Imaging FAQ, equipment and techniques with astrophotographs. Digital Camera Astronomical Imaging FAQ.
- News, Amateur Astronomy www
News, Astronomy, equipment, astrophotography, and projects. Amateur Astronomy.
- Galleries, Clear Skies www
Galleries, Skies, equipment, links, guestbook. Clear Skies.
- Gallery David's Astronomical Page www
Gallery of images, Astronomical Page, equipment information, astrophotography tips and astronomical calculators. David's Astronomical Page.
- Images, Astronomy and CCD Astro Imaging www
Images, and CCD Astro Imaging, observing tips and techniques, techniques, equipment information, projects, skymap, and links. Astronomy and CCD Astro Imaging.
- An Deep Sky - Astrophotography For Amateurs www
An instructional guide for beginners. Deep Sky - Astrophotography For Amateurs.
- Deep-sky Catching the Light - Astrophotography www
Deep-sky astronomical photographs, the Light - Astrophotography, tips and techniques for astrophotography, and digital enhancement in Photoshop. Catching the Light - Astrophotography.
- Astronomical Pleiades PixInsight www
Astronomical images, PixInsight, and techniques and tools for astrophotography and digital image processing. Pleiades PixInsight.
- Tips Astrophotography and CCD Imaging www
Tips for film, and CCD Imaging, digital cameras, video cameras, and CCDs. Astrophotography and CCD Imaging.
- Solar, Astrophotography by Jim Ferreira www
Solar, Jim Ferreira, lunar and planetary video astrophotography images and article review. Astrophotography by Jim Ferreira.
- Video Collected Data and Links on Low Light CCD Cameras www
Video equipment, Data and Links on Low Light CCD Cameras, applications in the hobby, modifications, sources and supplies, and software. Collected Data and Links on Low Light CCD Cameras.
- Includes Ash Observatory www
Includes tips and tricks, Observatory, deep space and planetary galleries, news and forum feeds, map, reviews, awards and webrings, and links. Ash Observatory.
- Photos Drew Evans Astrophotography www
Photos of the moon, Evans Astrophotography, planets, the Milky Way galaxy and equipment used. Drew Evans Astrophotography.
- CCD Astronomy by Rob Johnson www
CCD imaging, Rob Johnson, astrophotography, Mel Bartels CCT, light pollution, tricolour, gas hypering, weather charts, software, latest information, and links. Astronomy by Rob Johnson.
- Images, AstroChris www
Images, AstroChris, plugins, moon phase, hints and tips, seeing conditions, and equipment. AstroChris.
- Images, Mick's Astronomy Page www
Images, Astronomy Page, equipment and accessories, universe today, blast from the past, and guestbook. Mick's Astronomy Page.
- Galleries, Matt's Astronomy Website www
Galleries, Astronomy Website, equipment, upcoming events, resources, and feedback. Matt's Astronomy Website.
- Use Wide Field Astrophotography www
Use of SLR film cameras and simple tracking equipment. Wide Field Astrophotography.
- Contains Frank's Astro-Imaging www
Contains information on imaging techniques, Astro-Imaging, galleries, equipment, and links. Frank's Astro-Imaging.
- Galleries, Astrophotography Without A Telescope www
Galleries, Without A Telescope, first attempts, equipment, lenses, viewing images, and the tracker design. Astrophotography Without A Telescope.
- News, Roger's Website of Astronomy and Photography www
News, Website of Astronomy and Photography, galleries, and information and resources. Roger's Website of Astronomy and Photography.
- Gallery, Astrophotography with a Modified Webcam www
Gallery, with a Modified Webcam, equipment, downloads, guestbook and links. Astrophotography with a Modified Webcam.
- Background, Cosmicshed www
Background, Cosmicshed, equipment, webcam images, new images, and equipment modifications. Cosmicshed.
- Digital Eyeshots www
Digital photographs of the sun, Eyeshots, moon, and planets. Eyeshots.
- CCD The Pyxis CCD Camera Project www
CCD camera system consisting of separate guiding and imaging cameras. The Pyxis CCD Camera Project.
- [open AIPS++ www
[open source - Unix, AIPS++, WinNT] The next generation AIPS software. AIPS++.
- [commercial, MaxIm DL www
[commercial, DL, demo available - Win95/98/NT/2000] Image processing and CCD camera control software for astronomical imaging. Supports Apogee, Celestron, FLI, HiSIS, Meade, SBIG, and Starlight Xpress CCD cameras; video cameras, autoguiders, and filter wheels. ASCOM compliant. MaxIm DL.
- Galleries CCD Astrophotography by Jon Christensen www
Galleries of galaxies, Astrophotography by Jon Christensen, nebulae, sun and planets, moon, and comets and asteroids. CCD Astrophotography by Jon Christensen.
- Astronomical Astronomical and Nightscape Photography www
Astronomical and landscape image galleries and astrophotography articles. Astronomical and Nightscape Photography.
- Myths Bad Astronomy www
Myths and misconceptions. Astronomy. Includes an introduction, brief biography, and discussion board. Bad Astronomy.
- Skynotes, Night Sky Observer www
Skynotes, Sky Observer, weather, articles, equipment, software, images, shop, ezine, and links. Night Sky Observer.
- Alexa: Astrophotography and CCD Imaging Amateur
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Astrophotography and CCD Imaging Amateur
- DMOZ: Astrophotography and CCD Imaging Amateur
dmoz.org Directory: Astrophotography and CCD Imaging Amateur