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Astroimages with the Sun above the horizon

Updated 6/27/07

Regulus was easy visually in the eyepiece against a blue sky. It is magnitude 1.41, and spectral class B7V. The poor seeing did not produce such a round star image, but shows how bright it is in the daytime. Instrument: 12.5" f/5 Newtonian CCD Camera: Vesta Cam Pro with Sony Sensor Exposure: Auto Filters: NONE Location: Payson, Arizona Elevation: 5150 ft. Sky: Seeing FWHM = 5 sec Transparency 8/10 Outside Temperature: 90F Processing Tools: Photoshop, Registax HOME GALAXIES EMISSION NEBS REFLECTION NEBS COMETS GLOBULARS OPEN CLUST PLANETARIES LINKS

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