Article Overview

Image Stacking

What are Lightframes, Darkframes and Flatframes? How to reduced noise and improve image quality by stacking multiple images.


A list of gear recommendations for Astrophotography in general and untracked astrophotography in particular.


How Stellarium can help you to plan the observation night. A few rules for where to shoot and how to select suitable targets.

Camera Settings

How to select exposure time, focal length and aperture. Setting up your camera for untracked astrophotography.


Sample images taken with standard photographic gear without a tracking mount.