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April 2007 Issue (Volume 3, Issue 2)

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In this issue you'll find:
  • Line Filter Reconstruction on One-Shot Color Cameras by Craig Stark
  • The Accessible Universe by Adam Block
  • The Noise About Noise by Blair McDonald
  • Dangerous Curves by Warren Keller
  • Choosing a Solar Camera by Greg Piepol
  • AstroArt 4.0 Review
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February 2007 Issue (Volume 3, Issue 1)

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In this issue you'll find:
  • Color Management (Part 2) by R Scott Ireland
  • As The World Turns - Guided Imaging (Part 3) by David Sandage
  • A Simple and Robust Piggyback Guider by Chris Peterson
  • Telescope Mounts for AstroPhotography by Jerry Lodriguss
  • Colorado AllSky Camera Network by Chris Peterson
  • The Flip Side by Warren Keller
  • New Online Resource for Narrowband Astro-Imaging

December 2006 Issue (Volume 2, Issue 4)

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In this issue you'll find:
  • Color Management Part 1 by R Scott Ireland
  • As The World Turns - Guided Imaging Part 2 by David Sandage
  • A Simple and Robust Piggyback Guider by Chris Peterson
  • First Look at the TeleVue "is" Series by Jim Burnell
  • Finding the Unknown, Even in Light-Polluted Skies
  • Amateur Science - Getting Started in Photometry Part 2 by Tom Krajci
  • Vignette Correction without Flat Fields by Blair McDonald
  • Vista Ready?

September 2006 Issue (Volume 2, Issue 3)

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In this issue you'll find:
  • As The World Turns - Guided Imaging Part 1 by David Sandage
  • Debayering Demystifid by Craig Stark
  • Preparing for a Day in the Night by Tom Carrico
  • Amateur Science - Getting Started in Photometry Part 1 by Tom Krajci
  • Daytime/Twilight Imaging by Joe Ulowetz
  • Astro-Imaging Survey and Sweepstakes and more

June 2006 edition (Volume 2, Issue 2)

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In this issue you'll find:
  • Stretch Before Imaging - The Histogram by Adam Block
  • Amateur astronomy: not all image sensor pixels are created equal by Keith Wetzel
  • Stacking Images with Drizzle by Craig Stark
  • Smoooothing Your Interstellar Background by Noel Carboni
  • Drama in the Sahara: Total Solar Eclipse 2006 by Steve Russell
  • Creating Stereoscopic Astro Images by Steve Bell
  • and more


March 2006 edition (Volume 2, Issue 1)

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In this issue you'll find:
  • Matching a CCD Camera to a Telescope
  • Troubleshooting Focal Reducers
  • Capturing first light with the Orion StarShoot
  • Regaining Star Colors
  • Beginnersí guide to lunar and planetary imaging with a webcam and a telescope
  • Why do DSLRs have Shutters
  • and much more


December 2005 edition (Volume 1, Issue 2)

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In this issue you'll find:
  • Digital Watermarking: For Resolving Ownership Disputes
  • A review of the Canon Digital Rebel XT (350D)
  • A first look at the Orion StarShoot Deep Space Color Imager
  • Sneak peak of the SBIG All Sky Camera and the Fishcamp Engineering Starfish Camera
  • High Resolution Lunar Image Processing - A step by step workflow process
  • High resolution imaging of the Sun, Moon, and planets with the DSI PRO
  • and much more


September 2005 edition (Volume 1, Issue 1)

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In this issue you'll find:
  • a guide to longer exposures with an alt/az mount
  • a tutorial on high pass filter sharpening
  • a tutorial on color CCD imaging with luminance layering
  • a drift alignment method using a CCD/DSLR
  • and much more
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