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Uploaded 16-Jun-10
Taken 15-Jun-10
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Dimensions1219 x 811
Original file size356 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken15-Jun-10 22:32
Date modified16-Jun-10 15:30
Shooting Conditions

Camera makePENTAX
Camera modelPENTAX K-7
Exposure30s at f/NA
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 6400
Metering modeCenter-weighted average
Pluto - the next day

Pluto - the next day

Here is the following night. The wind was less and the sky was clearer and so a much better picture was obtained. For the technical minded: this is a 30 sec shot at ISO 6400 on my Pentax K7 SLR connected at prime focus to my Meade LX90 200mm diameter 2000mm focal length (i.e. f/10). The exact time was 2010-6-15 12:30 UT (22:30 EST) giving a Right Ascension of 18:17:41.1 and Declination -18:14:00.1