Double Stars



Double Stars by Roger Zellmer




Albireo

Date: 6/10/2006

Location: Bryce Canyon

Conditions: 93% full moon, seeing 8/10, transparency 8/10, temperature 65-46 F.

Telescope: Televue 85mm refractor, 600mm focal length, prime focus no diagonal.

Mount: Losmandy G11, Gemini goto, polar scope used to align,.

Camera: Canon Rebel 300d

Focusing: Manual on star using right angle Canon 2.5 magnifying view finder.

Exposures: (1) 1/8 sec JPEG, 800 ISO Processing: PS CS- curves, levels, color saturation, cropped, unsharp mask

Comments: I was impressed that I captured the color variance.

Episilon Lyra

 

Date: 6/10/2006

 

Location: Bryce Canyon Conditions: 93% full moon, seeing 8/10, transparency 8/10, temperature 65-46 F.

Telescope: Televue 85mm refractor, 600mm focal length, prime focus no diagonal.

Mount: Losmandy G11, Gemini goto, polar scope used to align,.

Camera: Canon Rebel 300d

Focusing: Manual on star using right angle Canon 2.5 magnifying view finder.

Exposures: (1) .6 sec JPEG, 800 ISO

Processing: PS CS- curves, levels, color saturation, cropped, unsharp mask

Comments: I did not split the double-double here? Perhaps not enough magnification.








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