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#1 buckjames

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 08:13 PM

Just a newbie, everytime I take pictures of planet it ended up just a small blob of light maybe because it is to bright, am using just a point and shoot digital camera , how do you solve this

#2 ToxMan

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 08:22 PM

You have to create a video. Then, use a software program to process video frames in a single image, called aligning and stacking. That same program lets you sharpen the single frame. And, viola'.

This is what I tell people at star parties when they want to take a snap shot through the eye piece, precisely because all you get is a bright blob.






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