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Neptune

Neptune, September 10, 2002
Click on the image to see Neptune two days later.

The images from both days have been shifted to match the stars. Look for the apparent motion of Neptune over 45 hours of time. Try adding or subtracting the images using HOU-IP software.

You may download the .fts version of the Neptune images here.

The University of Chicago Yerkes Observatory
Rooftop Telescope - North
10 inch Meade LX200, f/10, 250 cm focal length
SBIG CCD ST9e, 20 micron pixels (0.0020 cm)
Pixel scale = 1.62 arcseconds/pixel
Clear filter; 10 second exposure


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