Astrophotography by Philipp Salzgeber

 

 

Philipp
Salzgeber

Wolfurt / Austria

Flyby of Asteroid 2002 NY 40

GIF-Animation of  Asteroid 2002 NY 40
Animation of the flyby of Asteroid 2002 NY 40

Telescope:
Vixen R130S, 5.1" Newton Telescope on Super Polaris GEM, 20mm eyepiece
Camera
Nikon Coolpix 4500 digital camera
Exposure:
6 x ~20sec NR
Date:
2002-08-17/18
Comments:
Due to the lack of a remote release,I had to hold down the the shutter by hand. This is the probably the main cause of the visible tracking errors.
This image was voted Best Of Group in the digital_astro October 2002 Moderators Challenge
 


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