Imaging the Southern Sky An Amateur Astronomer's Guide

"If you're looking for a handy reference guide to help you image and explore the many splendors of the southern sky, Imaging the Southern Sky is the book for you. The work features not only stunning color images, all taken by Stephen Chadwick, of the best galaxies, nebulae, and clusters av...

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Main Authors: Chadwick, Stephen, Cooper, Ian (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
Series:The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The Objects of the Southern Skies
  • Chapter 1: The Hunter and his Dog (Canis Major, Eridanus, Lepus, Orion)
  • Chapter 2: Vast Explosive Remnants (Vela)
  • Chapter 3: The Ship of Srgo (Carina, Centaurus, Puppis, Vela)
  • Chapter 4: On the Serpent's Back (Antila, Centaurus, Corvus, Hydra, Virgo)
  • Chapter 5: The Emu (Ara, Centaurus, Circinus, Crux, Lupus, Musca, Norma, Scorpius, Triangulum Australe)
  • Chapter 6: The Heart of the Galaxy (Corona Australis, Ophiuchus, Sagittarius, Scorpius)
  • Chapter 7: The Deep South (Apus, Chamaeleon, Dorado, Octans, Pavo, Reticulum, Tucana, Volans)
  • Chapter 8: The Clouds of Magellan (Dorado, Mensa, Tucana)
  • Chapter 9: Galaxies in the Furnace (Aquarius, Cetus, Eridanus, Fornax, Grus, Sculptor)
  • Section II: An Introduction to Digital Astroimaging
  • Chapter 10: Equipment Inventory
  • Chapter 11: Acquiring the Images
  • Chapter 12: Image Processing
  • About the Authors -