The Age of the Specialist in Astronomical Photography

  • D. Malin
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The age of specialisation has arrived in astronomical photography. While this has long been happening, it is now more-or-less complete, with most of the world’s large observatories which use photography offering it as an in-house service rather than a visitor facility.


Silver Nitrate Solution Photographic Plate Plate Holder Plate Speed Schmidt Telescope 
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  • D. Malin
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  1. 1.Anglo-Australian ObservatoryEppingAustralia

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