Visible light - SOHO EIT 30.4 nm (animation)

Date21. 06. 2001
TimeSecond contact 12:36:34 UT, third contact 12:41:10 UT
Total eclipse duration 4 min 36 s
PlaceAngola, near Sumbe (Ngunza)
CoordinateS 11° 07' 29'', E 13° 55' 51'', Alt. 168 m
ConditionsExcellent, clear sky
OpticsMertz - II, 1875/100 mm (VOD Turnov), siderostat off-axis configuration
CameraPENTAX 67 II, 6 × 7.5 cm format
Resolution1.314 arc sec / pixel - full resolution image version
2.629 arc sec / pixel - animation
FilmKodak Ektachrome 100 S Professional
ProcessingOriginal color image of the prominences and the chromosphere taken several seconds after the second contact was with subpixel precision matched with SOHO EIT 30.4 nm He II image taken at 12:38:44 UT.
Image processing by Miloslav Druckmüller
ScannerNikon LS 8000 (4000dpi resolution, RGB, 3 × 16 bit/pixel)
SoftwareSofo ACC 5.0 Scientific Image Analyzer with Match II Module
NoteSOHO EIT image file name: efz20010621_123844.fts
OrientationAnimation has the standard orientation (N top, E left)
Copyright© 2001 Úpice Observatory, © 2001 ESA/NASA, © 2003 Miloslav Druckmüller

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