Astrophotography Taxonomy

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Astrophotography Taxonomy by Mind Map: Astrophotography Taxonomy

1. Equipment

1.1. Mount

1.1.1. Equatorial

1.1.1.1. Portable

1.1.1.2. Fixed

1.1.2. Alt-Az

1.1.3. Tripod

1.1.4. Motion Control

1.1.5. Handheld

1.1.6. Airborne

1.1.6.1. Aircraft

1.1.6.2. Balloon

1.1.6.3. Rocket

1.1.7. Space Telescope

1.1.7.1. Earth Orbit

1.1.7.2. Solar Orbit

1.2. Optics

1.2.1. Lens

1.2.1.1. Fisheye

1.2.1.2. Wide Angle

1.2.1.3. Standard

1.2.1.4. Telephoto

1.2.2. Telescope

1.2.2.1. Refractor

1.2.2.2. Reflector

1.2.3. Pinhole

1.2.4. Light Field

1.3. Camera

1.3.1. DSLR

1.3.2. CCD

1.3.3. Film

1.4. Observatory

2. Location

2.1. Rural

2.2. Suburban

2.3. City

2.4. Regional Town

2.5. Coastal

2.6. Mountains

3. Style/Technique

3.1. Astrophotography

3.1.1. Deep Sky

3.1.2. Lunar and Planetary

3.1.3. Widefield

3.2. Night Sky Photography

3.2.1. Twilight

3.2.2. Night Sky Scenes

3.2.3. Star Trails

3.2.3.1. Single Shot

3.2.3.2. Stacked Sequence

3.2.4. The Moon / Long Focal Length

3.2.5. Timelapse

3.3. Scientific Imaging

3.3.1. Spectroscopy

3.3.2. Survey

3.3.2.1. Supernova

3.3.2.2. Comet & Asteroid

3.3.2.3. Variable Stars

3.3.3. Astrometry

3.3.4. Photometry

4. Spectrum

4.1. White Light

4.2. Narrowband

4.2.1. Mono

4.2.2. Colour Composite

4.3. Infrared

4.4. Ultraviolet

5. Event

5.1. Eclipse

5.2. Transit

5.3. Conjunction

5.4. Occultation

5.5. Storm

6. Object

6.1. Solar System

6.1.1. Sun

6.1.2. Earth

6.1.2.1. Night Landscape

6.1.2.2. Aurora

6.1.2.2.1. Borealis

6.1.2.2.2. Australis

6.1.2.3. Airglow

6.1.2.4. Meteors

6.1.2.5. Artificial Satellites

6.1.2.6. Light Pollution

6.1.2.7. Clouds

6.1.2.8. People

6.1.2.9. Belt of Venus

6.1.2.10. Noctilucent Clouds

6.1.3. Moon

6.1.4. Planets

6.1.4.1. Mercury

6.1.4.2. Venus

6.1.4.3. Mars

6.1.4.4. Jupiter

6.1.4.5. Saturn

6.1.4.6. Uranus

6.1.4.7. Neptune

6.1.5. Asteroids & Minor Planets

6.1.6. Comets

6.1.7. Zodiacal Light

6.1.8. Gegenschein

6.2. Deep Sky

6.2.1. Galaxies

6.2.1.1. Spiral

6.2.1.1.1. Milky Way

6.2.1.2. Elliptical

6.2.1.3. Irregular

6.2.1.3.1. Magellenic Clouds

6.2.2. Nebulae

6.2.2.1. Emission

6.2.2.2. Reflection

6.2.3. Star Clusters

6.2.3.1. Open

6.2.3.2. Globular

6.2.4. Constellations

7. Media

7.1. Digital Image

7.2. Digital Video

7.3. Film

8. Land

8.1. Private Land

8.1.1. Society Dark Sky Site

8.2. Public Land

9. Colour Space

9.1. RGB

9.2. B&W

9.3. CMYK

9.4. Lab

10. Tracking

10.1. Autoguide

10.2. Track & Stack

10.3. No Tracking

11. Composition Elements

11.1. Reflection

11.2. Silhouette

12. Control

12.1. Computer

12.1.1. Local

12.1.2. Remote

12.2. Manual

13. Time of Day

13.1. Night

13.2. Day

13.3. Morning

13.4. Evening

13.5. Sunset

13.6. Sunrise

14. Prccessing

14.1. HDR

14.2. Composite

14.3. Panorama

14.4. Stack

15. Illumination

15.1. Sunlight

15.2. Moonlight

15.3. Light Painting

16. Awards and Publications

16.1. APOD

16.2. Calendar