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Wide-field imaging was where I started to show friends the pictures that I had taken.  Before that, most of my pictures were just a streaky blur, really!.  Eventhough these pictures are not of the highest quality, at least I could show what I shot and share that this is how you learn.  You can get by with a just a camera and a tri-pod to start.  Then, mount your camera on a motordriven polar aligned tripod or mount the camera piggyback on a motordriven polar aligned telescope. Then work your way up to guided imaging through a telescope.  After I jumped into CCD imaging, moved away from wide-field imaging while out under the stars.  With a quality short focal length optical tube and digital color CMOS imaging camera, you and I can obtain beautiful wide-field deepsky pictures.  I will plan on getting back into it in the near future. 

Here are some images that I did many moons ago.

To view the details on each image, maybe how I imaged it, just click on the name or the image.

 

 

"The Center of the Milky Way"

 

"Circumpolar Stars"

 

"Scorpius Stars"

 

"Cygnus Stars"

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