Imaging Related Information
I have been doing photography for many years and although I’m not a professional photographer I do consider myself an advanced amateur, if you could believe there is such a classification. I actually was the official photographer for the volunteer fire department that I was a member of and I must admit there were many great photographs of fires and other incidents that we responded to, of course that was another time and place. A few years ago, I was looking for something…
We will be meeting in the usual place in the outside hallway of the Brickhouse Restaurant, Thursday December 21. For this months topic, we will have a brief discussion on plate solving. Plate solving is a technique in which a computer program can identify exactly where your telescope is pointing in the night sky. This allows you to quickly frame photo in whatever orientation you want instead of manually.
Join us at the Brickhouse Restaurant (3801 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607 – the Royal center) on Thursday, January 19, 2017. The meeting begins at 7pm. We meet in the hallway just behind the restaurant. We will be discussing plans for future topics, possible imaging outings for 2017, and a brief mention of how you can contribute for the Astronomy Days Event.