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Frank Castanho
fcastanho@verizon.net

March 2020 APSIG Show and Tell Image of the Month

March 2020 APSIG Show and Tell Image of the Month
Carina Nebula ---- Imager: John Willis

Meeting Location

!!!!!!! Until further notice all meetings at the Timberglen Library are being moved to a virtual meeting on Zoom !!!!!!!!!

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

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

APSIG meeting will be virtually conducted until the virus passes

Due to the Coronavirus all further meeting at the Timberglen Library will be moved to a virtual meeting via Zoom Meeting , if you would like to attend please contact me via email at top of this  Blog page

Sunday, March 1, 2020

APSIG Meeting Tues Mar 3rd

Jo Herz will be giving a presentation on his recent trip to Kitt Peak Observatory.
 
Jim Toplicar will give a presentation on Imaging With One Shot Color Cameras  Jim would like to go over the basics of color cameras and filters and demonstrate some of the processing steps that I use in Pix Insight to process the color images
 
Jo Herz and Nathan Day will be giving a short presentation on the results 3D printed autofocuser Jo designed to us with his Nikon and Nathan modified to work with his Canon camera, plus a cool control box he designed for his system.
 
If you have a presentation or idea for a presentation for future meetings I/we will be glad to hear about  it.
 
Don’t forget your show and tell images
 
If you are interested on being included on the Atoka Meet-up email List, please let me know  , this list helps members coordinate trips to the Atoka Dark site
 
6 PM to 8 PM Timberglen Library
 
After meeting we usually have a get together at Mi Cocina (Frankfort and Dallas North Tollway, North access road)
 
 
 
See you then Frank

Sunday, February 2, 2020

APSIG Meeting Tues Feb 4th

Greg White will be giving a presentation/Demo on StarTools, Greg will be using his M42 data for a real world example of using the tool.
 
If you have a presentation or idea for a presentation for future meetings I/we will be glad to hear about it.
 
Don’t forget your show and tell images
 
6 PM to 8 PM Timberglen Library
 
After meeting we usually have a get together at Mi Cocina (Frankfort and Dallas North Tollway, North access road)
 
See Attached map to Timberglen library
 
See you then Frank

Sunday, January 5, 2020

APSIG Meeting Tues Jan 7th

 
Larry Ammann will be giving a presentation on his work with his new SkyGuider Pro camera Tracker.
 
Nathan Day will be giving us a short presentation on the new PixInsight Tool Weighed Batch Pre-Processing (WBPP)
 
Please thank Larry and Nathan for putting these together.
 
 
If you have a presentation or idea for a presentation for future meetings I/we will be glad to hear about  it.
 
Don’t forget your show and tell images
 
6 PM to 8 PM Timberglen Library
 
After meeting we usually have a get together at Mi Cocina (Frankfort and Dallas North Tollway, North access road)
 
 
See you then Frank