Solar Corona

This image is made from color slides taken by Úpice observatory (Czech republic) expedition in Siberia. The observing conditions were extremely hard. The temperature of about -30°C caused a lot of technical problems especially with focusing of mirror optics.

Date09. 03. 1997
Time2nd contact 01:08:33 UT, 3th contact 01:11:19 UT
Total eclipse duration 2min 46s
PlaceYerofei Pavlovich, Siberia, Russia
CoordinateE 121° 56.99', N 53° 57.23', Alt. 487 m
ConditionsClear sky, temperature -30°C, Sun altitude above horizon 21°
OpticsRubinar 8/500 mm
FilmKodak Ektachrome 100 SW, 24×36mm
ProcessingComposition of 8 images. Images were aligned by means of phase correlation and processed using Corona 4.1 software. Final processing done in ACC 6.1.
Image processing by Miloslav Druckmüller
ScannerNikon Super Coolscan 4000 ED (16x multisample)
SoftwarePhaseCorr 6.0, Corona 4.1, Sofo ACC 6.1
OrientationThe image must be rotated 0.5° anti-clockwise to achieve the standard orientation i.e. North top, East left
Copyright©1997 Úpice observatory © 2010 Miloslav Druckmüller

Miloslav Druckmüller
Institute of Mathematics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
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