Podcaster: Rob Sparks

Title: Cellphone Astrophotography

Organization: NOIRLab (NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory)

Links: ; ; ; @NOIRLabAstro

Description:  Cellphone cameras have been getting progressively better over the years. Cellphones are now to the point where they can produce pleasing astronomical images. This podcast describes how to use your cellphone to capture pleasing wide field images of the sky and how to attach your cellphone to a pair of binoculars or a telescope to capture fainter objects.

Bio: Rob Sparks is in the Communications, Education and Engagement group at NSF’s NOIRLab in Tucson, Arizona

Dr. Emma Beasor is currently a Hubble Fellow at NSF’s OIR Lab.

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