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Mid-States Regional Astronomical League Convention

Held in Kansas City, Mo on June 1st - 3rd, 2012 at the University of Missouri Student Union.

MSRAL Home Page

2012 Mid States Regional Astronomical League Convention. The following are the presentations that I gave on 6/2/2012 and 6/3/2012. The presentations are provided in the original PowerPoint versions as well as PDF versions. Download all of the files into the same folder. Windows Media Player version 9 is embedded within the presentation for playing animations so you need to have Media Player version 9 or higher to play the animations. Total file sizes ~26 Mb.

PowerPoint workshop presentation on webcam imaging of planets given at the Mid States Regional Astronomical League Convention June 3, 2012. Total file sizes ~107 Mb.


Mid-west Astronomical Imaging Conference

Held in Chicago, IL on June 20 - 21, 2008 at the Northern Illinois University, Hoffman Estates Meeting Center.

This was the second imaging conference that I have attended. I attended the conference with the intention of learning more about PhotoShop and hearing from Bob Pilz about his lunar imaging techniques. The conference trip was extended into a trip to see family in Michigan where I did get one night of imaging from northern Michigan using my Watec 120N camera.

Vendor Area

Presentations


East Coast Astronomical Imaging Conference

Held in Philadelphia, PA on August 11 - 13, 2006

Sky and Telescope Article

This was the first imaging conference that I have attended. I attended the conference with the intention of learning image capture and processing techniques that would improve the quality of my planetary images. Although the conference emphasized deep sky imaging methods I was able to get enough from the conference to make the trip worth while.

Saturday Break-out

Speakers

Imaging Tips

These two slides pretty much sum up what anyone needs to do in order improve their astro images.