Thursday, October 09, 2014

Uranus from the backyard

Tony sent me some of his recent Uranus images, from September 25. Wow. He did great. I could Oberon, Titania, Umbriel easily. Ariel is just barely visible. And, of course, the star GSC 00018-0699.

Copyright © 2014 Tony dos Santos. Used with permission. Made by eyepiece projection. Canon 60 Da on bulb. Eyepiece 8.7 mm in CGEM 1100. Eyepiece adapter CNC Parts Supply. 42 seconds, unguided. Minimal processing. Cropped by moi.

He thanked me for showing him our distant planets at Starfest.

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