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.
Interested in capturing stunning images of the Moon and planets? Join S&T's live astrophotography webinar on Monday, November 21st, and learn what it takes.
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…
It's easy to take high-quality images of the lunar disk.
Sky & Telescope is starting a series of webinars with premier astrophotographers that have a look in each of the image-processing software on the market today: our first is an overview of PixInsight with guest expert Warren Keller.
Learn to see more detail on Jupiter by drawing at the eyepiece.
Advances in imaging technology should make amateurs give these cameras a second look.
Here’s an easy technique for creating expansive images of the Sun and Moon using modest sensors.
Expanding the spectral response of your camera opens up many new imaging opportunities.
Improve your deep-sky images with this innovative program.
Video can boost your telescope’s reach by leaps and bounds.
Follow these simple suggestions to get the most out of your CCD images.
Capturing the Earth and sky in one great composition is surprisingly easy.
Getting started in astrophotography has never been easier.
Chances are you already own a great planetary camera, but didn’t know it.
When a meteor shower is coming up, have you thought of trying your hand at meteor photography? Here are some techniques to help you on your way.
Here are some celestial photos taken with Celestron's new flagship telescope, the 14-inch EdgeHD.
Earth's beautiful and historical places serve as foregrounds for the starry sky.
Combing images from different cameras and telescopes results in stunning celestial vistas.
A premier planetary photographer shares his secrets for capturing the finest details on our neighboring worlds.
Using a modified Canon EOS 20Da digital SLR, one astrophotographer aims for unusually faint nebulae.