Meeting Location

Our meetings are currently held at the Timberglen Branch Library in North Dallas on Midway just North of Frankford.

Click here for a map
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Sunday, January 31, 2016

APSIG Tues February 2nd Meeting Topic

APSIG Group


This month Jay Ellis will giving a presentation on Mosaic Processing using PixInsight.
Using the Mosaic technique the photographer can increase the final images FOV by stitching multiple smaller FOV overlapping images into on larger seamless FOV Image. PixInsight provide several Mosaic tools to make this task relatively easy.

Don't forget your show and tell images.

See you there
Frank

Friday, January 1, 2016

APSIG January meeting CANCELLED

HI everyone
 
Due to a conflict with our meeting room availability this month, the January meeting will be postponed until February.
 
Sorry for the inconvenience
 

Frank

Sunday, November 29, 2015

December 2015 APSIG Meeting (Tues Dec 1st)

This month I will be giving a presentation on Focusing for Astrophotography.
 
I will also be showing a APSIG video I put together and  presented at the TAS November General Meeting.
 
I would also like to poll the APSIG attendees to get a feel for what type of presentations/tutorial they would like to see for next year.
 

Don't forget your show and tell images.

See you there
Frank


6-8 PM at the Timberglen Library , on Midway Rd, 1 mile south of George Bush.

Sunday, November 1, 2015

November APSIG Meeting - Tuesday Nov 3

APSIG Group


This month I will presenting a presentation comparing DSLR vs CCD for Astro-photography.
With the availability of a wide range of commercially available DSLRs, there is a large community of imagers using DSLR. This presentation will try to describe some of the Advantages/Disadvantages of each type of camera with a goal of helping the novice Astro-photographer decide which avenue to pursue.

Don't forget your show and tell images.

See you there
Frank

Friday, September 25, 2015

October 6th Meeting !!!!CANCELLED!!!

APSIG Group


Due to a conflict with the Eldorado Star Party, we will not be having the October meeting, The November meeting will held as scheduled.

Sorry
Frank

Tuesday, August 18, 2015








Please join us at the Timberglen Library Tuesday, September 1st from 6-8pm for our monthly APSIG meeting.


This month George Hall has graciously agreed do a presentation on Planetary Imaging and Processing.


George continuously amazes the APSIG group with his latest Planetary Images. George has agreed to share some his tips and secrets in order to help other aspiring planetary Imagers get the most out of their equipment; to help produce stunning images of Saturn like this one shared by George at last month's meeting:





Our meetings are currently held at the Timberglen Branch Library in North Dallas on Midway just North of Frankford.

Click here for a map
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=timberglen+library+dallas&fb=1&split=1&gl=us&cid=9634653566351524129&li=lmd



Don't forget your Show and Tell images

-Frank

Friday, October 10, 2014

APSIG Mini Star Party Oct 18th, 2014


The Astrophotography Special Interest Group (APSIG) is holding a mini star party at the TAS Dark Site near Atoka on Oct 18th, 2014. All TAS members and their guests are welcome whether or not you do astrophotography.

If the event is cancelled due to weather a notice will be posted on the TAS Facebook page, in the TAS forums and the APSIG Yahoo group by 12:00 pm.  The backup date, in case of bad weather, is Oct 25th, 2014.

Schedule

APSIG will be holding seminars in the Rivard Learning Center during the afternoon.  Everyone is invited and no AP experience is necessary.

Rivard Learning Center

3-4pm               Planetary Imaging: Jupiter - George Hall
4-5pm               Introduction to Astrophotography - Phillip Easton, Ph.D.
5-6pm             Training on the 16” scope (visual only no AP) – Contact Dave Hutchison to reserve a spot (limit 3-4 people per session)  
      
North Pad Sites
See examples of two types of observatories dedicated to imaging.

5-6pm               Show and Tell at Max's POD - Max Corneau  (view an imaging system on a pier)  Max said he will be making coffee later so bring your mugs.
 5-6pm              Show and Tell at Tony's Roll-off.

Site wide

6-8pm                  Dinner in the pavilion (Bring your own food) and equipment setup
9:00 pm - ?          Observe and image!


More detailed information, (registration, schedule and logistics), can be found  in the Special Event forum on the TAS website.