Astrophotography by Philipp Salzgeber

 

 

Philipp
Salzgeber

Wolfurt / Austria

Mars with Coolpix

Astrophotography by Philipp Salzgeber
Mars showing a distinct southern polar cap (top) and a smaller north polar cap (bottom), the whiteness at the location of the north polar cap could also be caused by clouds. Also note the brightness at the right border caused by morning clouds.

Telescope:
Meade 10" LX 200, 12mm LV eyepiece, Vixen Digital Camera Adaptor
Camera
Nikon Coolpix 4500
Exposure:
22 x 1/30s
Date:
2nd, August 2003 2:27 CEST
Location:
Oberbildstein/Austria
Processing:
22 frames, stacked with Registax, Wavelet filtering, Aligning of channels (reduction of atmospheric disperstion) and unsharp masking in Photoshop.
 


All images Philipp Salzgeber

home - astro - moon
e-mail

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License.