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Astrophotography (Observer's Handbooks) [Paperback]

H.J.P. Arnold
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15 May 1995 Observer's Handbooks
This text shows the best methods of photographing the moon, the sun, stars, comets, meteors and planets, including basic photography through a telescope. It takes a primarily photographic perspective, and evaluates available types of camera and film, and developing techniques.

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Philip's (15 May 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0540060860
  • ISBN-13: 978-0540060863
  • Product Dimensions: 23.4 x 15.6 x 1.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,288,331 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Introduction 20 Aug 2003
Format:Paperback
This book delivers exactly what it promises - an introduction. It won't make you a top-notch-on-the-cover-of-sky-and-telescope kind of photographer over night. But it certainly will give you the tools to get started and/or get better.
What's really great about this book is that it acknowledges the fact that most newcomers to astrophotography are either amateur photographers OR amateur astronomers. To become a decent AstroPhotographer you will need to know both fields. And so the book starts out with an introduction to basic astronomy. Also the book outlines the general concepts of cameras and telescopes.
The book is also stuffed with nice images, tables of exposure times and f-stops, film types etc.
And now you will have to excuse my. Gotta go outside and get on with the imaging.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A great guide for beginers 15 Feb 2007
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I would agree with everything Christian Uhl wrote; though it loses a star for being dated (a whole chapter is devoted to film processing)
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great Book 16 Nov 1999
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I'am happy to comment on what a great book this is, I just wish I would have read it earlier. For those of you who are new at Astrophotography this is a great book its simple to read and is very well written.I have read other astrophotography books but this book I really like.
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