Archive | December, 2013

The Histogram

How to Interpret an Image Histogram

The histogram is probably the most important tool available in any astro-imaging application, both for capturing images and for processing them once captured. For those just starting out in astrophotography, the histogram is also one of the simplest but most frequently misunderstood tools. In this short guide will explain the histogram; both what it means and […]

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Observatory Planning and German Equatorial Mounts

Observatory Planning and German Equatorial Mounts

I am in the early stages of planning to build a pico-observatory for my imaging gear. My aim is to make it as small as possible in order to save cost and also to make it easy to build and maintain. There are a number of rough guides to building micro-observatories and pico-observatories on the […]

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