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Gallery: Hartley 2

Image taken by Ginger Mayfield

Fig 1: Full frame image.

Fig 2: Cropped out portion.

Image Parameter Details
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.

Updated: 30-Jul-2013