Contains:  Solar system body or event
Copernicus & Montes Carpatus, 


            Bob Gillette

Copernicus & Montes Carpatus

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Santel MK-91 Mak-Cass 230 mm f/13

Imaging cameras: FLIR/Point Grey Grasshopper 2 GigE

Mounts: Astro-Physics AP 900 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Hutech Borg 60mm

Guiding cameras: ORION StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS4  ·  Topaz Denoise AI  ·  Registax 6  ·  Maxim DL5  ·  Software Bisque TheSky6  ·  FireCapture  ·  AS!2

Filters: Baader IR 685

Accessory: Spike-a Bahtinov Mask  ·  Technical Innovations RoboFocus

Date: Feb. 21, 2021

Frames: 1200

FPS: 34.00000

Focal length: 3000

Seeing: 3

Transparency: 4

Resolution: 895x712

Locations: Roughacre Observatory, Ossipee, NH, United States

Data source: Backyard


Copernicus, embraced by the highlands of Montes Carpatus. The iconic lava-flow “elephant” is at upper right, its trunk partly outlining the flooded ghost crater Stadius. Best 1,200 of 10,000 frames.