Book Review: Learn from the Master with “Astrophotography” by Thierry Legault

by Nancy Atkinson September 17, 2014

If you’re looking for detailed, step-by-step instructions of how to start or improve your photography of astronomical objects, look no further. Astrophotographer Thierry Legault shares the expertise he has garnered from over 20 years of “amateur” photography in his newly translated book titled simply — and appropriately — “Astrophotography.” Nancy Atkinson on Google+

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Lunar Love: Stunning Shots Abound In Phases Around The SuperMoon

by Elizabeth Howell September 12, 2014

While the SuperMoon of earlier this week got a lot of attention — and rightly so, given the Moon was closest in its orbit to Earth when it was full — the waning and waxing phases around our celestial neighbor are also beautiful. Haunting, in fact. Elizabeth Howell on Google+

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A Stunning Image of our Home Star

by Jason Major July 14, 2014

Active regions 2108 and 2109 are now passing around the limb of the Sun, but not before solar photography specialist Alan Friedman grabbed a few pictures of them on Friday!   The image above, captured by Alan from his location in Buffalo, NY, shows the two large sunspots nestled in a forest of solar spicules while […]

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Incredible Timelapse: 7,000 Miles of Clear Skies

by Nancy Atkinson June 23, 2014

Wow! This video brought tears to my eyes because of its sheer beauty. Our friend and frequent astrophoto contributor César Cantu fulfilled a lifelong dream this past month of taking a trip through the southwestern of the United States, to “see and feel the shocking nature reflected in the Grand Canyon, in the Arches National […]

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Wow! See the ‘International Earth & Sky Photo Contest’ Winners

by Nancy Atkinson June 18, 2014

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