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Astrophotography lets you capture and share the rich detail and color of the night sky. Nebula
that appear back and white when looking through a telescope can become vibrantly colorful when
captured in a long exposure photograph. This group explores all types of digital cameras and
astrophotography, including capturing star trails, starscapes, constellations, the moon, planets,
and deep sky objects.
One of the main goals of the Astrophotography SIG is to be open and inviting to everyone. You can
come to a meeting with no prior knowledge of astronomy or astrophotography without feeling intimidated.
There are lots of friendly people here that are happy to share their knowledge and help you capture
your first astrophotos!
Please have a look at some of the photos taken by members at the Seattle Astrophotography
Flickr group. Some of these photos are through a telescope, while others required nothing more than a camera on a