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Epsilon Aurigae 2009-2011 Eclipse (animated GIF)

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF-S 18-55mm 3.5-5.6 IS II  ·  Olympus Zuiko 50 mm f/1.8

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 30D  ·  Olympus OM 1

Mounts: Manfrotto Art 144 professional tripod

Software: PixInsight  ·  MOOII TECH Photoscape  ·  Elements Photoshop


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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4082706


Resolution: 800x479

Locations: Home, Mestre, Venezia, Italy

Data source: Backyard

Description

Epsilon Aurigae is famous as the eclipsing binary star with the longest

period known: every 27.1 years an invisible 'something' passes in front of it

and blocks off half its light, in a two-year-long eclipse

('Sky and Telescope' February 1989, page 141).

Photos: 1987-01-04 (out of eclipse):

3M 1000 I.S.O. 1x17sec Olympus Zuiko 50mm f/1,8 (diafilm)

2010-12-09 (2009-11 eclipse) mid-eclipse:

Canon 30D 800 I.S.O. 20x8sec Canon EF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 II

(set to 35 mm f/5,6 (FEQ 56 mm))

(astrometric processed images)

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