This is what the largest available image of the Milky Way using only off-the-shelf photographic equipment looks like.
You don't need a PhD to understand noise in astronomical images — here's an introduction to the various sources of noise in astrophotography and how to combat them.
Finally, there’s a way for anyone to take decent astronomical images through a telescope.
Astrophotographer Richard S. Wright, Jr. embarks on his imaging blog. Join him each month to learn how to get the most out of your imaging equipment.
Today’s digital cameras are no longer limited to bright targets, such as the Sun, Moon, or planets. Even star clusters, galaxies, and nebulae are now fair game.
Getting started in DSLR astrophotography has never been easier.
Taking deep-sky pictures requires a skill that's involved in no other kind of photography: guiding on a star.
Learn how to photograph a meteor shower with these step-by-step instructions, as well as advice for the advanced imager.
Learn how to photograph a partial solar eclipse using a safe solar filter.
Join Sky & Telescope's live webinar on Monday, January 29th, to find out which 2018 events present the best nightscape opportunities with world-renowned photographer Babak Tafreshi.
Is it possible to settle the PixInsight vs. Photoshop debate once and for all? Yes: Learn both and gain the skills you need to make better astrophotos!
Chances are you already own a great planetary camera, but didn’t know it.
A premier planetary photographer shares his secrets for capturing the finest details on our neighboring worlds.
Purple halos around stars can be a problem when shooting with inexpensive camera lenses and telescopes. Here's how to fix them.
Good weather for imaging is about more than just the clouds! Even if it's cloud-free, you'll need to understand if the seeing and transparency are good.
Expanding the spectral response of your camera opens up many new imaging opportunities.
Take stunning portraits of constellations, nebulas, star clusters, and our home galaxy.
Follow these simple suggestions to get the most out of your CCD images.