The New CCD Astronomy: How to Capture the Stars With a CCD Camera in Your Own Backyard

This is the first edition of what has become bible of astrophotography with CCD cameras. It covers every aspect of the process, from selecting equipment to processing images – and everything in between. Supplementary materials are available at Use your email address for username and password to initially log in to the site. Note that the electronic (PDF) version … Read More

A Beginner’s Guide to DSLR Astrophotography

This book on CD-ROM explains how you can get started taking beautiful astrophotos with your DSLR camera. By using simple and easy techniques that anyone can learn, the author shows you how easy it is to take great pictures with modest equipment, even if you don’t know anything about astronomy or astrophotography. Demonstrations will show you how to get the … Read More

Scientific Astrophotography: How Amateurs Can Generate and Use Professional Imaging Data (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)

Scientific Astrophotography is intended for those amateur astronomers who are looking for new challenges, once they have mastered visual observing and the basic imaging of various astronomical objects. It will also be a useful reference for scientifically inclined observers who want to learn the fundamentals of astrophotography with a firm emphasis on the discipline of scientific imaging. This books is … Read More