Say "Cheese," Moon!: An Introduction to Astroimaging
An Introduction to Astroimaging
Virginia Department of Education
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Say “Cheese,” Moon! is a hands-on, interactive guide for exploring the night sky with tools ranging from binoculars to sophisticated telescopes. It shows that science is accessible to all and that the best way to learn science is by doing science. It is not an exhaustive discussion of astronomy or physics but introduces students to astronomy and astroimaging and includes various topics related to light and optics, imaging techniques, and image processing.
This book is a great resource for young astronomers. Not only does it contain information on topics like the electromagnetic spectrum, reflection, refraction, and the history of astronomy, it also has valuable information on astroimaging. Everything from CCD cameras to telescope mounts to image processing.