Saturday, December 11, 2010
More 2010 B1 Cardinal images
Image Left: Stack of 4 x 60 min images of comet 2010 B1 cardinal aligned on the comet using ImageJ and MAX Z projection, then inverted to show faint tail details better (click to embiggen) Right Image: Stack of 4 x 60 min images of 2010 B1 cardinal aligned on the stars using ImageJ and MAX Z projection, then inverted (click to embiggen). All images taken on 9-12-10 using the global-rent-a-scope GRAS-05 instrument.
Image of the field of Comet 2010 B1 Cardinal in colour (click to embiggen). Sadly, the comet is too faint to show up in the colour images, but the field showing Do24 and another open cluster is really beautiful.