The Deep-Sky Imaging Primer by Charles Bracken
This book has taught thousands of people about astrophotography and has been completely revised and updated for its second edition. It covers everything you need to know to capture stunning images of deep space object with a DSLR or CCD camera.
This book is broken into three sections,
- Understanding images - explains how electronic sensors work and introduces the critical concepts of signal and noise.
- Acquiring Images - Describes how to use telescopes, cameras, and computers to capture deep-space images.
- Processing Images - Covers everything you need to know to turn raw data from the camera into a deep sky masterpiece. In additions to Adobe Photoshop, it now includes full coverage of PixInsight, which is fast becoming the main image processing tool for many images.
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