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Thoughts on video astronomy
« on: December 23, 2017, 10:23:09 PM »
3 or 4 people on and offline habe told me to just skip visual astronomy and jump straight to video astronomy since you can "skip huge dobs through which you will still only see traces of color".  With video astronomy you "get modern and watch actual color in spite of modest apertures."
I have no idea how minding a camera solves the problem of amassing enough photons.
This information also seems to fly contrary to what the majority seem to urges here.
So many questions come to mind such as: when a faint object requires 2-3 hours of integration time,  how can taking a video of it change matters.  I guess I just don't know how video astrology work?
Can somebody explain how this works, exactly what are good uses, or what items are contra indicated?
I am really curious above all.  What is your comment on this information?
BTW, a telescope purchase was accepted by higher forces!  Now I just have to finish saving!