Uranus recorded in near infrared light

Photographer

achecco

Email

achecco@gmail.com

Location of photo

Brooklyn, NY

Date/Time of photo

October, 8 2018 at 3:42 UT

Equipment

330 mm Newtonian reflector, 2.5X Televue Powermate, ASI290MM camera, Baader >685nm bandpass filter

Description

Uranus captured in near infrared (NIR) light. The North polar hood appears bright in NIR wavelenghts and extends up to 50 deg latitude N. This picture was obainedI by stacking the best 20% (5500) frames of 2 movies (600s each) with Autostakkert and then derotating the stacks with Winjupos.

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