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Comet Hyakutake 1996, 


            Andreas Dietz

Comet Hyakutake 1996

Technical card

Imaging camera:Canon AE-1

Basic astrometry details job: 3462773

Resolution: 500x401

Data source: Backyard


Today I'd like to present my very first astrophoto I captured in March 1996 when I was a pupil preparing for my high school graduation.
It was also my very first ATM project: The lens was from a disassembled binocular 7x50 which I had borrowed from my father, mounted into a simple paper tube and fixed to my Canon AE-1 with adhesive tape :-)
My notations tell me the exposure time was roughly 2 minutes on Agfa HDC100 film! But, don't ask me, I cannot remember anymore how I managed to mount the camera, focus the lens and guide it in a suitable manner to achieve point-shaped stars.
Enjoy it!



Andreas Dietz
License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons


Comet Hyakutake 1996, 


            Andreas Dietz