Object: The Gas Giants - Jupiter and Saturn
Exposure: 1/60th second for Jupiter, 1/30th sec for Saturn
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 800 digital camera, 1600x1200pixel CCD array.
Processing: Minor enhancement in Adobe Photoshop 6.0
Telescope: Afocal coupling using the Mt. Wilson Observatory 60" reflector at the f/16 Cassegrain focus with a 100mm Masuyama Kellner eyepiece.
Mount: Equatorial fork
Location: Mt. Wilson Observatory, California. Elevation 5710ft.
Comments: Weather measurements taken from the 60" dome at 1am PDT - air temp 53F, humidity 35%, wind 5mph.
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© Chris Cook 2001