Astrophotography Sig Events

Shown in date descending order.

  • JUL
    09

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Planetary/Lunar Imaging Nik Joshi will be discussing techniques and best practices for planetary and lunar imaging. With the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, there is no better time to start imaging the moon! This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Meets second Tuesday of the month in the Redbarn Classrom at the Museum of Flight.

  • JUN
    11

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: How to Choose an Astrocam Jon will explore the differences between astro cameras and how to make decisions among them. He will disucss, among other things, CCD vs CMOS architecture, DSLR advantages and limitations, FOV, Image Scale, and telescope/pixel size matching. NOTE: This month's meeting will be in the Red Barn Drafting Room, not the classroom, due to a scheduling conflict. Please see the image below for directions on reaching the Drafting room. This group meets to ... more

  • MAY
    14

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Cable Managment: Controlling the Chaos. Matt Dahl will discuss the importance of cable management in your astrophotography rig and showcase different options for managing your connections. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Meets second Tuesday of the month in the Red Barn Classroom at the Museum of Flight.

  • APR
    09

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: MureDenoise in PixInsight. Wade Hilmo will be discussing his experiences with the MureDenoise script in PixInsight. Come learn how to use this relatively new and powerful PI script! This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Meets second Tuesday of the month in the Red Barn Classroom at the Museum of Flight.

  • MAR
    12

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: The Power of (Photographic) Speed. Stephanie Anderson will discuss her latest use of the Celestron 8" RASA - an f/2 Schmidt Astrograph. Achieving amazing results in a fraction of the time, the RASA is an amazing instrument for PNW imagers. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Meets second Tuesday of the month in the Red Barn Classroom at the Museum of Flight.

  • FEB
    19

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: "What the heck is wrong with this stupid thing!?": Tactics for troubleshooting under duress. Rescheduled from 2/12/19. For full summary, see "Notes" section below. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Meets second Tuesday of the month in the Red Barn Classroom at the Museum of Flight.

  • FEB
    12

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    This Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) scheduled for Feb 12, 2019, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather. I am attempting to reschedule this event for next week, but haven't heard back from the Museum yet. If I can't reschedule it for then, it will be moved to April's meeting. I'll post to the calendar as soon as we have a make-up date. Stay safe and warm everyone!

  • JAN
    08

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Nightscapes, How Can Our Astroimages Transcend the Digital World? How can our astrophotos last forever in today’s digital society? For many, the enjoyment is in capturing and processing an astrophoto, but are there more beneficial ways to promote our work outside the digital world? The answer is yes, and we should share our astrophotography in a manner that reaches larger audiences and lasts for future generations. For full summary, see "Notes" section below. This group ... more

  • DEC
    11

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Processing discussion. Given the latest bit of clear weather, it's a good time to bring your data to the APSIG meeting to ask processing questions. If no one has any to bring with them, Matt will discuss some of the challenges and new techniques used on his latest mosaic image. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Meets second Tuesday of the month in the Red Barn Classroom at the Museum of Flight.

  • NOV
    13

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Astro Pixel Processor. Wayne Hixson will discuss his experiences with the processing software Astro Pixel Processor. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Meets second Tuesday of the month in the Red Barn Classroom at the Museum of Flight.