These images were created using a 2x Barlow, a 16 mm Brandon eyepiece and numerous adapters and extension tubes to connect the Nikon CoolPix 880 to the Questar axial port. Between 25 and 50 images were taken, cropped, and stacked to produce the final image. The camera was set to the following; 1/4 sec, ISO 100, 2048 x 1536 pixels, normal compression, focus locked to infinity, continuous shot setting, near maximum zoom (2.5x).


Mars 2003