Intermediate CCD Imaging Course

Our next CCD Intermediary Imaging Course is being run at Tolcarn Observatory near St Austell Cornwall on Saturday June 14th 2014

Tolcarn Observatory Website

Time: 10.30am to 4.30pm

Amongst the subjects covered we will be specifically including.

Colour CCD Imaging - How to achieve correct colour and tonal balance and the methodologies involved. Choice of filters and image processing software.

Monochrome Imaging - In particular Narrow Band/Ha imaging and how to achieve deep tonal noise free images. Examining the use of narrow band filters with differing band pass characteristics.

Image correction - how to deal with gradients, improve noisy areas of an image.

Autoguiding - including looking at most of the popular methods used including Active Optics

Observatory and Mount control - including the use of networked Remote PC's, CCD Auto Pilot.

Pixinsight - An Introductory Session

The course Tutors will be John Evans Nik Szymanek and Ian King.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.