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How to take pictures of stars

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How to take pictures of stars with your DSLR Camera Anyone with access to a DSLR camera and a tripod (or a steady surface) can take stunning photos of the night sky with all of its glorious stars! You will even start to see some Nebulae, Galaxies, Globular Clusters, the Milky Way, Meteorites, Auroras and more! It is a wonderful experience that may help you learn some of the constellations as well. A camera sensor, like the one in your DSLR, is capable of letting in much more light than our eyes. This is why we are able to see much more detail in a photograph than with our naked eye alone.…

IC 1848 – The Soul Nebula

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My Attempt at the Soul Nebula Above: IC 1848, The Soul Nebula Imaged Weds., Oct 2, 2013  32 subs 4 Minutes Each totaling 2 Hours, 8 Minutes PHOTO DETAILS Scope: Explore Scientific ED80 with WO Flat III 0.8x FR/FF Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Synscan Guiding: Meade DSI Pro II and PHD Guiding Guide Scope: Orion Mini 50mm Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Stock) ISO: 1600 Exposure: 2 hours 8 minutes (32 x 240s) Processing Software: Calibration and Stacking in Deep Sky Stacker, Levels/Curves/Enhancements in Photoshop Support Files: 15 bias, 30 darks Okay, I realize that the…

IC 5070 – The Pelican Nebula

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IC 5070 - The Pelican Nebula Above: IC 5070, The Pelican Nebula Imaged Tues., Sept 4, 2013  17 subs 5 Minutes Each totaling 1 Hour, 25 Minutes PHOTO DETAILS Scope: Explore Scientific ED80 with WO Flat III 0.8x FR/FF Mount: Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Synscan Guiding: Meade DSI Pro II and PHD Guiding Guide Scope: Orion Mini 50mm Camera: Canon EOS 450D (Stock) ISO: 1600 Exposure: 1 hour 25 minutes (17 x 300s) Processing Software: Calibration and Stacking in Deep Sky Stacker, Levels/Curves/Enhancements in Photoshop Support Files: 15 bias, 15 darks Thanks to my…