Composite image made of 102 images

This composite was made from 39 images taken on classical negative color film and 63 images taken with digital camera, both using 500 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain.
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Date29. 03. 2006
Time2nd contact 11:02:23 UT, 3rd contact 11:05:29 UT
Total eclipse duration 186 s
PlaceNear Göreme, Cappadocia, Turkey
CoordinateE 34° 52.147', N 38° 39.390', alt. 1330 m
ConditionsGood, thin cirrus clouds out of the solar disk, strong wind, altitude of the Sun above the horizon 50°
OpticsD: Maksutov-Cassegrain MC 3M-5CA, 8/500 mm
K: Maksutov-Cassegrain 3M-6A, 6.3/500 mm
CameraD: Canon EOS 1D Mark II digital camera (ISO 100)
K : Canon EOS 300X
FilmK: Fujicolor Superia X-TRA 800
ExposureD: 1/1000 s - 8 s
K: 1/2 s - 1/250 s
ProcessingComposition of 102 images (63 D, 39 K). Eclipse images were aligned by means of phase correlation, composed using of LDIC 4.0 software, processed using Corona 4.0 in order to visualize coronal structures. Final processing was done using ACC 6.0 software.
Image processing by Miloslav Druckmüller and Hana Druckmüllerová
ScannerK: Nikon Super Coolscan 4000 ED (16× multisample)
SoftwarePhaseCorr 4.0, LDIC 4.0, Corona 4.0, Sofo ACC 6.0
NoteD: denotes equipment of Hana Druckmüllerová
K: denotes equipment of Miroslav Kolíbal
OrientationImage must be rotated 57.29° anti-clockwise to achieve standard orientation i. e. North up.
Copyright© 2006 Miroslav Kolíbal, Hana Druckmüllerová, Miloslav Druckmüller


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