Solar System May 2011

on Monday, May 30, 2011

Local: Caxias do Sul / Brazil

Sun: Telescope Coronado PST doublestacked. Eyepiece Celestron X-Cel 18 mm. Camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1. Stack 20 pictures. ISO 200, 1/30 sec. Date: 19 May 2011, 08h06 min. Original pictures black and white, colour, contrast and brightness Photoshop CS4.

Planets: Telescope Meade EXT 125EC. Camera Meade LPI plus barlow 2x. Stack, brightness, colour balance Photoshop CS4. 

Left to right: Saturn, stack 12 pictures, date 21 May, 18h47min. Earth: extract from Wallpaper Crescent Earth. Mercury: stack 05 pictures, date 21 May, 06h43 min. Venus: stack 10 pictures, date 21 May, 06h31min. Mars: date 21 May, 06h36min. Jupiter: stack 10 pictures, date 21 May, 06h49min. Uranus: stack 07 pictures, date 22 May, 05h22 min. Neptune: stack 05 pictures, date 22 May, 04h36min. Pluto: single dot at bottom picture.

Marcos L Rockenbach 

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