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Astrophotography

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ISBN-10: 1937538435

ISBN-13: 9781937538439

Edition: 2nd 2014

Authors: Thierry Legault

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Today's photographic equipment allows amateurs to take pictures of the stars that far surpass images taken just a few decades ago by the largest observatories-and this book will teach you how.Author and world-renowned astrophotographer Thierry Legault teaches the art and techniques of astrophotography-from simple camera-on-tripod night-scene imaging of constellations, star trails, eclipses, artificial satellites, and polar auroras to more intensive astrophotography using specialized equipment for lunar, planetary, solar, and deep-sky imaging. Legault shares advice about equipment and guides you through techniques for achieving excellent results.The first edition of this book received the…    
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Book details

List price: $61.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication date: 7/6/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 10.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Thierry Legault is a world-renowned astrophotographer. In 1999, Legault received the prestigious Marius Jacquemetton prize from the Societe Astronomique de France for his astronomical photographs. He is so highly regarded in this industry that the International Astronomical Union officially bestowed the name Legault on asteroid #19458. Legault co-authored the book New Atlas of the Moon (Firefly, 2006) and has written numerous articles about astrophotography for French and American magazines. He regularly presents courses and gives astrophotography lectures in Europe, America, and Asia. Legault's images, most notably those of the International Space Station, have been published and broadcast…