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Author Mobberley, Martin, 1958-

Title Lunar and planetary webcam user's guide / Martin Mobberley
Published London : Springer, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 229 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series, 1617-7185
Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series. 1617-7185
Contents The solar system: a brief introduction -- Webcams, plus a "quick start" guide -- High-resolution essentials -- Planetary imagers worldwide -- Have webcam, will travel -- Planetary webcams and their alternatives -- A beginner's guide to using a webcam -- Detailed image processing, colors and LRGB -- Advanced stacking of rippling AVI frames -- Imaging the Moon -- Imaging Mercury and Venus -- Imaging Mars -- Imaging Jupiter -- Imaging Saturn -- Imaging Uranus and Neptune -- Imaging the Sun -- Appendix: Web pages for software, hardware, and observers
Summary "In the Lunar and Planetary Webcam User's Guide, Martin Mobberley demystifies the jargon of webcams and computer processing, and provides detailed hints and tips for imaging the Sun, Moon, and planets with a webcam. He looks at each observing target separately, describing and explaining all specialized techniques in context."--Jacket
Notes Print version record
Subject Webcams.
Astronomical photography -- Equipment and supplies.
Imaging systems in astronomy.
Genre/Form Imaging systems in astronomy
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006921111
ISBN 9781846281990
1846281970 (Paper)
9781846281976 (Paper)