Astrophotography by Mario Cogo

The "Omega" Sun


Sunset with the solar image heavily distorted by atmospheric layers that give to the sun a shape like the Greek alphabetic letter "Omega".  


- Date / Location : 25/05/2001 from Roques de los Muchachos "La Palma" (Canary Island - Spain)
- Optics / Lens : Astro-Physics Traveler 105mm EDFS + Big Barlow 2X TeleVue (1220mm focal length) - Nikon FM2
- Mount / Guide : Astro-Physics GE-600E GTO
- Exposure / Film : 1/2000sec. on Fuji Provia 100 Film
- Processing : Film scanned at 2700 dpi with Nikon CoolScan LS30 scanner, PhotoShop UM 75-2-2
- Note : No filter used  


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