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.

  • 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.

  • OCT
    09

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Debunking Dithering and Drizzle . Jon will discuss why dithering between frames is so important, as well as how to configure it in software and the role it plays in DrizzleIntegration (both mono and color). 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.

  • SEP
    11

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Open Discussion: Imaging Automation with SGP and PHD We will be holding an open Q&A session on automating imaging sessions in SGP. Bring your questions about getting your imaging rig up and running and/or issues you've recently had (focusing, framing, guiding, centering, etc) and we can discuss them as a group. If possible, bring your SGP or PHD logs for troubleshooting reference. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment ... more

  • JUL
    10

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Planetary Imaging. We'll have a telescope or two ready to do some planetary imaging of Jupiter in real time (and at dusk!!). This will be perfect practice for the upcoming Mars opposiition at the end of the month! 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.

  • JUL
    08

    Astrophotography Special interest Group

    Sun at 12:00 AM Open to Public

    APSIG cancelled this month for Table Mountains Star Party/Oregon Star Party

  • JUN
    12

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Easy Imaging with a Raspberry Pi Stephanie Anderson will discuss her use of a Raspberry Pi and the KStars/Ekos software to run an Astrophotography rig. Afterward, there will be a general group discussion to help members get ready for the upcoming imaging season. The weather is getting better in Seattle and it is time to make sure your rig is ready to run! This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Meets second ... more

  • MAY
    08

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Remote Imaging with iTelescope Adam Landefeld with discuss his experiences doing remote imaging with iTelescope. Come learn how to get data even when the Seattle weather won't allow it! 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.