Astrophotography Sig Events

Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

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Open to Public

Type: Astrophotography Sig

Held on: Jun 08, 2021 (Tue) at 07:15 PM to Jun 08, 2021 (Tue) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Alex Pinkin

Event Coordinator: Matt Dahl

Topic: Building a weather monitoring station. Alex Pinkin will discuss his techinque for building his weather monitoring station for his observatory.

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

Please email event coordinator Matt at m_dahl@mac.com for the link to this meeting.

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

Shown in date descending order.

  • 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

  • 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.