Talks on Astronomical Imaging

Imaging the Cosmos


Presentation to the International Year of
Astronomy, Edinburgh, April 2009

I give talks on astronomical imaging three or four times a year, mainly to astronomical societies in the UK. The current talk is about the techniques I use to acquire astronomical images. It starts with the basics and progresses towards advanced high resolution imaging, with full illustrations at every stage. I am developing a further talk on post-processing of the images - a large and detailed topic with modern CCD cameras. Examples of the presentation can be provided in PDF format.

The following is an alphabetical list of the presentations I have given.

Andover Astronomical Society, September 2004
BAS Astronomy Convention, October 2002
British Astronomical Association, January 2002
CfDS European Dark Skies Symposium, September 2006
Crewkerne and District Astronomical Society (CADAS), February 2008
Crewkerne and District Astronomical Society (CADAS), September 2016
Calne Woodlands Camera Club, December 2006
Cambridge University Photographic Society, November 2003
Cardiff Astronomical Society, November 2003
Cardiff Astronomical Society, March 2006
Carolian Astronomy Society, October 2011
Cody Astronomical Society, April 2004
Cody Astronomical Society, June 2008
Four Parishes Arts Society, August 2010
Hampshire Astronomical Group, July 2007
Hanney and District Astronomical Society, April 2003
Horsham Astronomy Group, October 2004
International Year of Astronomy, Edinburgh April 2009
The London Photographic Meetup Group, November 2010
Loughton Astronomical Society, July 2003
Norman Lockyer Observatory, February 2013
Reading Astronomical Society, October 2001
SAGAS (Southern Area Group of Astronomical Societies), July 2002
Solent Amateur Astronomers Society, February 2004
Solent Amateur Astronomers Society, September 2008
Southampton Astronomical Society, February 2011
Stratford upon Avon Astronomical Society, September 2012
Swindon Stargazers, September 2009
Swindon Stargazers, September 2010
Swindon Stargazers, January 2016
Vectis Astronomical Society, August 2008
Webb Society AGM, May 2001
Wessex Astronomical Society, October 2005
Wessex Astronomical Society, October 2012
Wiltshire Astronomical Society, April 2003
Worthing Astronomical Society, February 2006





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