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Getting started in sky imaging

Simple cameras and off-the-shelf films make stellar portraits easy as 1-2-3.
Despite the "CCD Revolution," film is a long way from dead. Digital cameras are still limited in terms of capturing large areas of sky and resolution, while color films have gotten faster and sharper. The result is that it's easier than ever to make good conventional portraits of the moon, planets, stars, and galaxies. Improved films have made exposure times shorter and improved image quality and color fidelity. Professional sky photos your first time out? I don't think so. But better films and...

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