Friday, July 28, 2023

imaged rapid Barnard

Oh oh. Another BGO job completed. Thanks, again, robot!

Busy busy.

Centred on HIP 87937 in Ophiuchus. Barnard's Star is the bright, obvious star above and slightly-right of centre. Barnard's Star, near to Earth, shows very high proper motion, approximate 10 arcseconds per year. Everything's moving...

Bardnard's Star (in luminance) is booking

Luminance only, 3 second subexposures, 12 stacked shots. FITS Liberator 4, Windows 10 Paint. North is up; east is left.

We've been working at this for a few years. The archive:


Made a little animated GIF back on 8 May '20. Early on with just a couple of frames...

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