The New CCD Astronomy is the one book that covers every aspect of CCD imaging. If you are going to purchase a camera, scope or mount, you will find the facts and advice you need to choose the right equipment. If you are a beginner, you'll find plenty of tutorials and step-by-step instruction to help you take great pictures sooner. If you are an experienced imager, the book provides detailed information about techniques for taking better images as well as how to process images more effectively.
The New CCD Astronomy takes a practical, hands-on approach to helping you become a better CCD imager. The book is 488 pages in an oversized 8.5x11" format. It is packed with tutorials, product reviews, step-by-step tutorials, buying advice, and more. Hundreds of illustrations and examples show you exactly what to expect, and how to image a wide variety of celestial objects.
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