The Resource Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers : A Maker’s Guide, by Jim Chung, (electronic resource)

Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers : A Maker’s Guide, by Jim Chung, (electronic resource)

Label
Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers : A Maker’s Guide
Title
Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers
Title remainder
A Maker’s Guide
Statement of responsibility
by Jim Chung
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This is the must-have guide for all amateur astronomers who double as makers, doers, tinkerers, problem-solvers, and inventors. In a world where an amateur astronomy habit can easily run into the many thousands of dollars, it is still possible for practitioners to get high-quality results and equipment on a budget by utilizing DIY techniques. Surprisingly, it's not that hard to modify existing equipment to get new and improved usability from older or outdated technology, creating an end result that can outshine the pricey higher-end tools. All it takes is some elbow grease, a creative and open mind and the help of Chung's hard-won knowledge on building and modifying telescopes and cameras. With this book, it is possible for readers to improve their craft, making their equipment more user friendly. The tools are at hand, and the advice on how to do it is here. Readers will discover a comprehensive presentation of astronomical projects that any amateur on any budget can replicate – projects that utilize leading edge technology and techniques sure to invigorate the experts and elevate the less experienced. As the "maker" community continues to expand, it has wonderful things to offer amateur astronomers with a willingness to get their hands dirty. Tweaking observing and imaging equipment so that it serves a custom purpose can take your observing options to the next level, while being fun to boot
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Chung, Jim
Dewey number
500
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Language note
English
LC call number
QB1-991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series,
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  • Astronomy
  • Electronics
  • Photography
  • Popular Science in Astronomy
  • Astronomy, Observations and Techniques
  • Electronics and Microelectronics, Instrumentation
  • Photography
Label
Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers : A Maker’s Guide, by Jim Chung, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Chapter 1: DSLR Astro Imaging -- Chapter 2: Advanced Astro Imaging -- Chapter 3: Public Outreach Applications -- Chapter 4: Amateur Telescope Making -- Chapter 5: Astronomical Projects for Supporting Applications
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2015.
Extent
1 online resource (258 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319185460
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-18546-0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000444458
  • (EBL)3567648
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  • (PQKBManifestationID)11909952
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001534418
  • (PQKBWorkID)11498077
  • (PQKB)11116109
  • (DE-He213)978-3-319-18546-0
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3567648
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000444458
Label
Astro-Imaging Projects for Amateur Astronomers : A Maker’s Guide, by Jim Chung, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Chapter 1: DSLR Astro Imaging -- Chapter 2: Advanced Astro Imaging -- Chapter 3: Public Outreach Applications -- Chapter 4: Amateur Telescope Making -- Chapter 5: Astronomical Projects for Supporting Applications
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2015.
Extent
1 online resource (258 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319185460
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-18546-0
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000444458
  • (EBL)3567648
  • (SSID)ssj0001534418
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11909952
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001534418
  • (PQKBWorkID)11498077
  • (PQKB)11116109
  • (DE-He213)978-3-319-18546-0
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3567648
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000444458

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