Video from Cassiopeia Observatory
Last updated: 12 May 2011
This animated image was taken 11 May 2011 using a Nikon D7000 DSLR on a Meade 8" LX200-ACF. From 1900 MST to 0000 MST, I took 11 exposures, one every 30 minutes, 1/200sec, ISO 2500, of the Crater Copernicus. The animation shows the sun rising to illuminate one wall and then part of the crater floor.
Go to the Cassiopeia Observatory Astronomical Videos page.