Saturday, October 16, 2010
Comet 103P/Hartley near NGC 1528
Yes, I deliberately made this mosaic, really I did. I didn't mess up my imaging co-ordinates and take 6 images of a completely comet free area before realizing my mistake, no siree.
If you want to see how it is really done, this stunning mosaic from Rolando Ligustri is the way to go.
Chart showing area where images were taken, the field of view of the G14 imager is shown as the large rectangle at the bottom.
The individual FIT images were stacked in Image J using Max Z projection, saved as half scale png's then assembled in the Gimp using layers and difference features.
Mastering ImageJ and GRAS.
You may become the Southern Patrick Mooore if your not careful...:)
" hey You kids, get off my lawn"
Yep, I could get used to that.
I'd rather be the southern Carl Sagan, I've been practicing pronouncing "Billyuns" for years :-)
Hey Al, how about putting some more of your pictures up on your blog?