Hints + tricks for high-resolution lunar and planetary photography with "lucky imaging technique" and a video camera - a short workflow for Schmidt Cassegrain telescopes and Baader Planetarium accessories
Pictures often say more than a thousand words ...
... again and again I am asked how I make my highresolution lunar and planetary shots. Therefore, here is a brief description of the equipment and following a few hints + tricks to the "workflow" for shooting and image processing.
About the author: Wolfgang Paech
Dipl. Ing. Wolfgang Paech has been practicing astronomy for more than 50 years. In addition to his many experiences with observatory domes of all kinds, his core areas are the Sun and the Moon. On the german Website www.chamaeleon-observatory-onjala.de you will find a complete moon atlas, recorded with his standard technique. But even in terms of Deep-Sky and Planetary imaging, as a veteran astrophotographer for many years, nobody can fool him.
The 50+ years of amateur astronomy with many other areas, such as the restoration of historical amateur telescopes, polar light trips and much more are prepared on his private german website at www.astrotech-hannover.de.