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.

  • NOV
    14

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: How to Choose an Astrophotography Camera. Matt will discuss the elements of a camera and telescope system, such as resolution, image scale, and the bayer matrix and how these contribute to decisions made when choosing an astro camera. 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
    10

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Calibration frames - What they are and why we use them Jon Minnick will discuss the importance of calibration frames in your data. Dark, bias, and flat frames are necessary to make the most out of your data. Come learn how to take them and how to appropriately apply them to your data! 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
    12

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Solar Eclipse Photo Processing. Andy Ermolli will discuss his processing workflow for processing his eclipse photos. Come learn how to get the most out of your eclipse shots! 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.

  • AUG
    08

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! This meeting will be a discussion of a potential dark sky site. We'll present an update on the search, including a very promising site near Bickleton, WA. Come learn what we've found and help us create a recommendation for the SAS Board. The ApSIG meets second Tuesday of the month in the Red Barn Classroom at the Museum of Flight.

  • JUL
    18

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    All experience levels welcome! Dr. Don Goldman will give a talk on narrowband filters and planetary nebula. Don is the Founder and President of Astrodon Filters, co-founder of the Advanced Imaging Conference, recipient of the Clyde Tombaugh Award from RTMC, has over 30 APODs and is a popular conference speaker. Narrowband imaging is possible and may be the only option from light polluted areas. The advantages and use of narrowband filters will be presented. Planetary nebula, like the ... more

  • JUN
    13

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Autoguiding with PHD2 Andy Ermolli will be introducing the basics of autoguiding and discussing the best settings and practices when using PHD2. 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.

  • MAY
    09

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Nik Joshi will be discussing planetary imaging techniques. Additionally, in anticipation of the eclipse in August, he will be sharing some of his experiences during the Total Solar Eclipse in Mongolia in 2008. 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
    11

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: This month will feature two discussions. First, members from the Astronomy program at UW will be discussing their plans to build a small, inexepensive planet hunting telescope similar to the PANOPTES project on Mauna Loa. They will be describing their project and fielding suggestions from the group on cameras, lenses, and mounts for the project. In the second half of the evening, in anticipation of the upcoming Total Solar Eclipse, Roland White will be discussing the techniques ... more

  • MAR
    14

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Mark Anderson will hold a "ground school" to discuss wiring best practices when connecting your imaging gear and how to avoid ground loops when making those 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.

  • FEB
    07

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Capture and Processing Best Pratices/FAQ and workshop. Matt Dahl will be running an informal discussion on best practices for image capture and processing and, if time permits, running a processing workshop. Have a question about PixInsight, Sequence Generator Pro, PHD, connections, or drivers? Come learn how to make your imaging sessions flow more smoothly and be more productive. If time permits, we'll work individual processing questions, so bring some data you are ... more