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Planet Mars

Planet Mars
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Copyright: Marc Angelroth (marco) (120)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2003-08-27
Categories: Sky
Camera: Webcam Philips ToucamPro, Celestron 2000mm/f10
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/25 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Heavens Above, Universe, L'univers, Universo, Universum [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-06-08 15:51
Viewed: 5082
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [French]
Planet mars during it's opposition in august 2003. Webcam Philips Toucam at the primary focus of a telescope f=2000mm. Film AVI of 10 sec at 25 images/sec. The 100 best images are extracted and aligned and stacked. Unsharp mask under PaintShop.

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2005-06-09 4:43]

Maybe not very showy but I appreciate your hard work to make this picture Marc. Mars is always fascinating for mankind and you captured well this red beauty. Very interesting note about capturing technique. Thanks for sharing!


I think folks don't realize the difficulty involved in these types of photos...
my hubby, an amateur astronomy, oohed and aahed...He said "Look, you can see the polar cap!"

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