Gallery: Hartley 2
Image taken by Ginger Mayfield
Fig 1: Full frame image.
Fig 2: Cropped out portion.
|Image Date (UTC):||2010-10-01|
|Image Time (UTC):||04:58 - 05:03|
|Exposure:||7x42 sec, ISO 1600|
|Field of View:|
|Observing Site:||Divide, CO|
|Observing Equipment:||Canon 40D (unmodified) with Canon 24-70 f/2.8L zoom at 52mm riding on a GM8 mount|
|Digital Processing:||Darks were used to calibrate, and alignment was done on the stars, then images were combined, all in Images Plus 3.75. Final IP image saved as a non compressed TIFF
Color balance and other minor tweaks done in PS/CS3.
|Comments:||I live at 9200 ft (on top of a mountain range) and we had good transparency that night, images taken just before moonrise. I was NOT able to see the comet with 15x50 IS binoculars even though I knew exactly where it was.|
Table 1: Data about image.