Sep 21, 2008

Old Astro pictures

Here is M57 in Lyra, taken on June 4 1996 from Austin, Texas. 6 minutes single exposure, on Kodak 1000 ISO film. Olympus OM-1 camera, Lumicon Easy Guider.

Here is also M57, taken 11 years later with a smaller telescope, with a single 30 "exposure...on a digital camera (Canon EOS 350D).

This is M13 in Hercules, also 6 minutes single exposure, from Austin.

Comet Hyakutake, near Austin, Texas, April 1996.


Dim comet.

Edge-on galaxy.

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