Astrophotography Sig Events

Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

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Open to Public

Type: Astrophotography Sig

Held on: Dec 08, 2020 (Tue) at 07:15 PM to Dec 08, 2020 (Tue) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: TBD

Location: Online

Event Coordinator: Matt Dahl

Topic: TBD

 

This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required!

Meets second Tuesday of the month, normally in the Red Barn Classroom of the Museum of Flight.  This meeting will be online for the foreseeable future during the global COVID pandemic.

Shown in date descending order.

  • MAR
    10

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 08:00 PM Open to Public

    This Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) scheduled for Mar 10, 2020, 08:00 PM is cancelled. Out of an abundance of caution given the current COVID-19 outbreak, the march meeting has been canceled. We will attempt to have our April meeting as planned (details forthcoming). Stay well, everyone!

  • FEB
    11

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Special Techniques in PixInsight Renowned astrophotographer Adam Block will be discussing how to use some lesser-known advanced techniques in PixInsight. Come learn how to wield tools like MURE denoise, screen blending, and LocalFuzzyHistogramHyperbolization and use them to make your images better. 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 of the ... more

  • JAN
    24

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Fri at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Special Meeting will be held in Red Barn Drafting Room, not the Red Barn Classroom, as normal Topic: Taking Your Best Images Under Poor Conditions Kerry will share her planning and post-processing techniques used while producing some of her best and favourite deepsky and nightscape images that were taken under less than ideal weather or man-made conditions. In the end after seeing her creative process from start to finish, she hopes that you will be inspired to do the same. This ... more

  • DEC
    10

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Tips for Processing Dark Nebula and Dust Dark nebula and dust can be very challenging to work with in processing. Adam Landefeld will discuss the processing tips and tricks he uses to produce excellent results when working with these challenging elements. 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 of the Museum of Flight.

  • NOV
    12

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: 3D Printing Telescope Parts and Accessories Calvin will cover, among other things, some basic do's and don'ts of 3D printing, considerations, 3D printers, modeling tools along with a short demo of designing a part in Autodesk Fusion 360 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 of the Museum of Flight.

  • OCT
    08

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 08:00 PM Open to Public

    This Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) scheduled for Oct 08, 2019, 08:00 PM is cancelled. Mark Anderson was called away to work and won’t be able to present. As such, this talk will be postponed to a later date. Our next talk is scheduled for November 12. See you then!

  • SEP
    10

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    LOCATION CHANGE: This Month's meeting with be in the RED BARN DRAFTING ROOM, not the Red Barn Classroom due to A/V issues. Topic: Imaging Software Overview - The SkyX and LTI Stephanie will be sharing her experiences with using The SkyX, as well as LTI (Light for Imaging) for image capture and system control (http://www.bisque.com/sc/pages/TheSkyX-Professional-Edition.aspx). Come learn about this fantastic control software for running your rig, including running LTI on a Raspberry ... more

  • AUG
    13

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Imaging Software Overview - Voyager Wayne Hixson will be sharing his experiences with using Voyager software for image capture and system control (https://www.voyagerastro.com). Come learn about this fantastic control software for running your rig! 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 of the Museum of Flight.

  • 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