[AZ-Observing] Re: More GIF fun!

  • From: "Dan Heim" <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 17:16:08 -0700

Dean,

Very nice animations.  I agree the clouds add a lot to the sequence.
Awesome how those domes lit up at moonrise.  Great work!

Dan

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <ketelsen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2007 4:25 PM
Subject: [AZ-Observing] More GIF fun!


> Hi All-
>
> I haven't had an AZ-Observing note in days, rare for a semi-dark weekend -
> am I missing anything?
>
> I got permission to go up to Kitt Peak friday night and spend a few hours
> taking some photo sequences.  The first one is with the 20mm at F/4 - a 90
> second exposure every 3 minutes - about an hour of elapsed time:
>
> http://alice.as.arizona.edu/~ketelsen/WorkingScopes1.gif
>
> The next is with a 16mm fisheye same exposure info as above.  The flash of
> lights are the 15 cars I counted going down the hill from the evening
> observing program:
>
> http://alice.as.arizona.edu/~ketelsen/WorkingScopes2.gif
>
> And the last is from a mile down the road, looking back with an 80mm lens
> at F/2 - 60 second exposures every 2 minutes.  Moonrise happens about 3/4
> of the way thru:
>
> http://alice.as.arizona.edu/~ketelsen/WorkingScopes3.gif
>
> At first I thought the clouds (which mostly stayed north) would make the
> GIFs poor, but I think they add a lot to the sequences.  Fortunately, they
> didn't get high enough to affect the big scopes much.  Anyone want to
> declare favorites?
>
> -Dean
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