In astrophotography, to dither means to shift the pointing of the telescope slightly in random directions between exposures. Here's how it works, and why you should use it.
Photographing double stars is easy and can be done with most any telescope. Chances are you may already have the tools to do it today.
Thinking about going out for night of astrophotography? Remember the five P’s – Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance.
The art of astrophotography can quickly turn into the art of cable management. Learn how to tame the cable monster and get back to photographing the night sky.
Can you shoot deep-sky objects from your backyard? That depends - how much time do you have?
You can't get rid of noise in your astrophotographs, but you can reduce its impact with more signal.
Learn how to photograph a meteor shower with these step-by-step instructions, as well as advice for the advanced imager.
Few amateurs have looked through a telescope and not imagined what it would be like to take a photo of the target in the eyepiece. I know I did when I got my first telescope. But back then, astrophotography was practically a black art: 35mm film was the only medium of choice, and it required…