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Corona up to 5 solar radii


 
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ImageEcl2003_fd_cor_c2a.jpg
Date23. 11. 2003
Time2nd contact: 22:42:43 UT, 3rd contact: 22:45:18 UT
SOHO LASCO C2 image: 22:26:06 UT
PlaceQANTAS Flight 2901 over Antarctica (B 747 - 400)
Coordinate2nd contact: 69° 49' 24'' S, 93° 09' 45'' E
3rd contact: 70° 08' 32'' S, 92° 50' 52'' E
ConditionsImages taken through the exit-door window (camera on tripod)
Optics5.6/35-350 mm set to 350 m
CameraCanon EOS D60 digital camera (images in JPEG format)
Exposure1× 1/1250 s, 3× 1/1000 s, 2× 1/800 s, 3× 1/640 s, 6× 1/400 s, 3× 1/250 s 3× 1/200 s, 6× 1/125 s, 6× 1/80 s, 3× 1/30 s, 4× 1/20 s, 5× 1/15 s, 6× 1/5 s
ProcessingComposition of 51 airborne images and one SOHO LASCO C2 image (22160103.fts). Images were aligned by means of phase correlation, composed in one image using a special program written only for this particular purpose and finally processed by means of Corona 3.0 and ACC 6.0 software.
Image processing by Miloslav Druckmüller
SoftwarePhaseCorr 3.0, JPEG Composer 1.0, Corona 3.0, Sofo ACC 6.0
NoteThe graph above the table shows the average values of the relative number of sunspots, where the red arrow indicates the time of 2003 eclipse. Graph was created according to data from Sunspot Index Data Center, Brussels.
OrientationThe image is presented in the orientation as it was visible from the aircraft. The image must be rotated 174.5° anticlockwise to achieve the standard orientation i.e. North top, East left
Copyright© 2003 David Finlay, © 2005 Miloslav Druckmüller

 


Miloslav Druckmüller
Institute of Mathematics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
druckmuller@fme.vutbr.cz
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