Jump to content
  • Join the online East Midlands astronomy club today!

    With active forums, two dark sites and a knowledgeable membership, East Midlands Stargazers has something for everyone.

star trails and mega pixels


dawson
 Share

Recommended Posts

If taking numerous 30 second exposures of Polaris and stacking them in registax, would there be much difference in the process of collecting the images or processing them in registax, or in the final product if comparing a camera with say 6 mega pixels and one with 18 mega pixels?

Thanks,

James

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Not an expert on the cameras or any side of imaging come to mention it but if you are going to be taking pictures of the stars you want to be using DSS ( Deep Sky Stacker) not Registax.

Registax is for Planets and the moon and for using webcams.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Again i'm no expert but usually more pixels means smaller pixels and thus a better detail image however I also heard that because lower mp is usually bigger pixels they grab light better so you can get more data quicker.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.