Russell Croman Astrophotography  

 

 

Venus
6 May 2004


 

Technical Details

Optics:14" f/10 RCOS Ritchey-Chr├ętien Cassegrain at f/20, TeleVue 2" 2x PowerMate, Adirondack Video Astronomy atmospheric dispersion corrector.
Camera:Philips ToUCam Pro.
Location:my backyard observatory in Austin, Texas.
Exposure Details:500x4ms (best of 1500 frames).
Processing:AVIRaw (de-Bayerizing), RegiStax (align, stack, sharpen), PhotoShop (color balance, minor sharpening).
Processing:This is my first image with the AVA atmospheric dispersion corrector. It's a bit tricky to get adjusted, but the correction is excellent once it's dialed in.

 

Publication Data for this Photograph

Date Publication Type
2004-05-22 Portal do Astronomo,
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