Spring 11 Animation Winner

Comet Hartley 2

Kevin B. and Will J. Comet Hartley 2
© Kevin B. and Will J.

date: 8 October 2010
exposure: 207 x 1min
camera setup: Canon EOS 40D unmodified, ISO 1600
telescope setup: William Optics 110mm APO f/7, auto-guided with PHD

comments: Batch-processed with Adobe CS5, post-production and editing done with Adobe Premier CS5.
This was our first attempt at both an animation as well as imaging a comet. Attempting this target was inspired after Elizabeth Warner's presentation on the EPOXI project at the October 2010 MAC meeting.