Re: High-resolution video imaging

From: Jeff Foust (jeff@spaceviews.com)
Date: Sat Jun 03 2000 - 07:59:39 PDT

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    At 04:13 PM 6/3/00 +0200, you wrote:
    >At 07.49 03/06/00 -0500, you wrote:
    >
    >>Ron Dantowitz, who sometimes drops by here and whose high-resolution video
    >>images of the Shuttle, Mir, etc. have been published in Sky & Telescope and
    >>on the net, is branching out into planetary astronomy:
    >>http://www.spaceviews.com/2000/06/01c.html .
    >
    > From the article:
    >
    >"Dantowitz developed the technique in recent years using a
    >        smaller telescope at the museum. That smaller system has been
    >        able to resolve in considerable the detail the space shuttle in
    >        orbit as it made daytime passes over the museum, among other
    >        objects."
    >
    >Is there any of these pictures of Space Shuttle taken by Dantowitz available in Internet ?
    
    The press release the Museum of Science in Boston issued about the
    Mercury images features a couple examples of such images, including
    one of the shuttle docked to ISS:
    
    http://www.mos.org/whats_happening/planetarium/mercury.html
    
    Keep in mind these shuttle images were done with a 30-cm telescope at
    (essentially) sea level.
    
    Cheers,
    Jeff Foust
    Editor, SpaceViews -- http://www.spaceviews.com/
    jeff@spaceviews.com
    
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