Star Stacker, an astrophotography app available for iOS, allows users to create star trail images and timelapses.
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lens newsApr 23, 2021 at 13:13
Samyang touts the new autofocus lens as a fast 'astrophotography-centric' prime.
lens newsApr 9, 2021 at 18:18
The AF 24mm F1.8 lens features a unique ‘Astrophotography Mode’ that helps to lock focus at infinity for night sky photographs
Apr 8, 2021 at 20:19
Chinese company Player One Astronomy makes sophisticated astronomical observation equipment, including planetary cameras. The cameras include different image sensors well-suited to photographing different planets, including Neptune and Mars.
Apr 5, 2021 at 20:13
Scientists occasionally reprocess existing images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. In a new instance, Hubble scientists reprocessed a stunning image of the Veil Nebula. With new filters and post-processing methods, additional fine details of the nebula are visible.
lens newsApr 4, 2021 at 16:26
The two lenses will be released by the end of the month, according to the teaser, which shows the silhouette of a full-frame and a APS-C lens.
Mar 26, 2021 at 19:46
Two years after showing the first image of a black hole, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration has shown a new view of the black hole at the center of the M87 galaxy.
Mar 17, 2021 at 21:26
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) launched its first independent Mars mission last July with the Tianwen-1 probe. After entering Mars' orbit in February, Tianwen-1 has captured highly detailed images of Mars, which have been shared this month by CNSA.
Feb 24, 2021 at 17:50
NASA's Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016. A recent image captured by the spacecraft and processed by a citizen scientist gives us a beautiful look at the gas giant.
Feb 19, 2021 at 15:37
The Perseverance rover has successfully landed on Mars. The rover is in Jezero Crater, where it will spend its life exploring and analyzing the surface of Mars. The rover quickly sent back its first images.
Feb 4, 2021 at 16:38
Seán Doran has been prolific with his incredible videos of space and astronomical objects. He has denoised, graded, repaired, and retimed archival footage from JAXA's Kaguya orbiter for his latest work.
Jan 9, 2021 at 21:09
Researchers at the University of Arizona have used NASA's HiRISE camera, which is onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, to capture high-resolution images of the Valles Marineris canyon on Mars. The new images shed light on how the canyon formed and help better our understanding of Mars.
Dec 21, 2020 at 14:22
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured many beautiful, important images over its first 30 years in orbit. To celebrate the milestone, NASA published 30 new images, all highlighting Caldwell objects, celestial objects amateur astronomers around the world can view for themselves.
Dec 4, 2020 at 14:35
The sample-collecting probe filmed the Moon from close up and then captured its own landing, but the best bit is the color stitched panorama that's 15,000 pixels wide.
Nov 16, 2020 at 22:45
This autumn, Jean-Luc Dauvergne spent six nights at the Pic du Midi Observatory in the French Pyrenees photographing Mars during the recent Mars opposition. He used his images to create a global map of Mars, which he states is the best global map of Mars shot from Earth's surface.
videoOct 8, 2020 at 18:44
This is the first time the public can experience parts of the Milky Way as sound, a project made possible using the space observations from multiple telescopes.
Oct 5, 2020 at 20:10
The Hubble Space Telescope has been capturing images of supernova SN2018gv since February 2018. It recently exploded in a brilliant display and Hubble captured the event.
Oct 4, 2020 at 15:46
Developer Mark Hambly took matters into his own hands after realizing none of the current NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day photo apps offered a widget for showing the images on your homescreen.
Sep 15, 2020 at 18:45
Last year, Vaonis unveiled the Stellina smart telescope camera device. This smart device allows anyone to easily capture beautiful images of the night sky. Vaonis is developing a new feature, Automatic Mosaic-ing, that leverages the Stellina's ability to automatically stack and stitch images. Vaonis has demonstrated this new feature with a massive 546MP panorama image.
Aug 27, 2020 at 13:16
Hundreds of astronomers gathered virtually for a workshop during which they shared findings on the long-term impact of Starlink and similar satellite operations and offered potential mitigation strategies.
Jul 20, 2020 at 14:36
The Royal Observatory (Greenwich) has released the shortlisted photos for its 2020 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing incredible images from our Earth and beyond.
Jul 17, 2020 at 18:48
The joint mission packs multiple imagers and will spend the next two years moving increasingly closer to the star.
videoJul 13, 2020 at 22:57
In April 2019, researchers in the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project unveiled the world's first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole. Now, over a year later, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has published a video that helps show off how incredible of a feat it was.
reviewFeb 16, 2020 at 14:00
The Timelapse+ View is a sophisticated device that aims to solve a common challenge for time-lapse photographers: shooting through extreme changes in light levels, such as day-to-night transitions. As we discover in our review, it works really well.
sample galleryDec 15, 2019 at 14:00
The Laowa 15mm F2 Zero-D is a fast, wide prime lens for full frame mirrorless cameras. We used it for astrophotography and architectural photography – a couple common use cases for this type of lens.
mobileSep 9, 2019 at 21:18
It looks like the Google Pixel 4 could feature a computational imaging feature targeted at astrophotographers.
Aug 2, 2019 at 16:57
Vox has shared a fascinating video explaining how those stunning colors appear in deep space pictures from the Hubble telescope—images actually shot in black and white.
Apr 29, 2019 at 18:58
To celebrate its 29th anniversary, the Hubble Space Telescope revisits an old friend, the Southern Crab Nebula.
Feb 6, 2019 at 19:36
China's Longjiang-2 satellite has captured an incredible image of the far side of the Moon with Earth making a cameo in the background.
camera newsOct 16, 2018 at 19:17
TinyMOS is back with NANO1, an all-new astrophotography camera that's one-third the size of the TINY1 it announced three years ago.
Jul 24, 2018 at 10:00
The annual contest is run by the Royal Observatory in Greenwich London, and is currently in its 10th year. Organizers say they received 4200 images from amateur, professional and young photographers in 91 countries.
May 3, 2018 at 15:31
The European Space Agency (ESA) has published the latest dataset from its Gaia mission. The new data and images were captured with the satellite's 1 gigapixel camera, and reveal the location and movement of more than 1.3 billion stars.
Dec 20, 2017 at 18:38
It took 20 years of policy and hard work by Idaho residents, businesses, and officials, but the Central Idaho Dark-Sky Reserve is finally a reality. It is the first International Dark Sky Reserve in the US, joining 11 others around the globe.
The aurora borealis, or northern lights, are one of Earth's great natural wonders. As we head into the dark days of winter, it's a great time to think about photographing them. In this article, we walk you through what you need to know to get your own magical photos of these lights in the sky.
Dec 4, 2017 at 20:08
Sigma's 14mm F1.8 Art lens has been called the astrophotographer's dream lens. Ultra-wide and ultra-fast, watch how this lens actually makes it possible to capture a hand-held shot of the Milky Way!
Dec 2, 2017 at 15:00
Michael Shainblum shares the story behind this stunning photograph of the Milky Way rising over Tre Cime di Lavaredo in the Dolomites.
Dec 1, 2017 at 19:16
NatureTTL's Matthew Saville compares three of the most popular ultra-wide astrophotography prime lenses out there: The Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.8, the Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.4, and the Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art.
Oct 12, 2017 at 16:42
Landscape and astrophotographer Asif Islam shot a series of timelapses starting in Los Angeles and getting farther and farther away, showing how the Milky Way emerges as the light pollution fades.
Jul 30, 2017 at 10:00
The Royal Museums Greenwich has announced the shortlist for its ninth annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Click through to see the shortlisted images.
Jul 18, 2017 at 13:15
Could Sigma's new 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens become the new standard for shooting the night sky? Our resident astrophotographer, José Francisco Salgado, took it on assignment and tells us what he discovered.
Jul 5, 2017 at 17:41
Astronomy and Instrumentation student Alexander Pietrow wanted to see if you could capture some astrophotography with his 2-bit Game Boy Camera. Turns out, you can!
videoApr 29, 2017 at 10:00
In honor of International Dark Sky Week, astrophotographer Matt Dieterich has released a time-lapse video called Pacific Northwest Nights, shot while working at Mt. Rainier National Park. Read more
Get your pictures in front of a NASA photo editor by entering Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017
Feb 24, 2017 at 08:01
The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 competition is set to open next week, offering space photographers the chance to have their work judged by a picture editor from NASA as well as to win the top prize of £10,000. Read more
Nov 14, 2016 at 20:43
No view of the supermoon? No problem. The internet has come to your rescue with a solution. Read more
Oct 26, 2016 at 10:00
What do you get when you point two dozen telephoto lenses at the stars? A telescope that's perfect for discovering new galaxies, it turns out. Read more
Oct 14, 2016 at 10:00
Astrophotography equipment brand PrimaLuceLab is selling a modified Nikon D5500 that uses a cooling system to manage the temperature of the camera’s sensor for long exposures. Read more
videoSep 12, 2016 at 23:05
Oregon-based videographer Ben Canales has long been on a search for a camera that could record video of the night sky scenes astrophotographers typically capture using long shutter speeds. He thinks he's finally found it. Read more
Sep 3, 2016 at 12:00
Plenty of sixteen-year-olds have extracurricular interests, but we're willing to bet John Kraus is one of very few who are juggling school with duties as a rocket launch photojournalist. Read more
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