Every day our eyes catch the light of our memories – time spent with family, the journey to work, a special holiday, a beautiful sunset or a dark starlit night. Each image captured is a picture drawn in light – a photograph: only to be lost in our minds or forever forgotten. Nearly two hundred years ago a small group of amateur scientists achieved what had eluded mankind for centuries – the ability to capture a permanent record of an image seen by their own eyes – a moment in time frozen onto a surface. They had discovered Photography. They were the ‘Catchers of the Light’.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) Animation

15-1-2015 C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) Animation

The gif file is quite big ,so please be patient.

No noise reduction,just calibration with darks and flats

40 frames total ,100 sec/frame

W.O FLT110 with dedicated TMB field flattenerFeatherTouch 3'' focuser
Starizona MicroTouch autofocuser
Meade DSI
Filters: Lum Baader
Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro

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