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Top, negative image showing Pluto in a starfield in Ophiuchus.  Another image (bottom) taken 4 days later shows that the motion of the planet against the field stars.

 

Image info

Telescope:  Skywatcher 8" f/5 Newtonian

Focus:  Prime focus

Camera:  SAC7B, uncooled

Exposure:  43/42 x 15s

Date:  23rd/27th May 2003

Processing:  Acquired in K3CCDTools.  Y component extracted and stacked in Iris.

Comments

No histogram stretching was applied.  Notice the characteristic banding in the image.

   
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