Friday, July 24, 2009

I attempted to create a template for comparing astrophoto CCD camera chip sizes by their actual millimeter dimensions. Of course, this is a slightly oversized representation. While the sizes relative to each other are accurate, the chips are all a bit smaller.

I'll add more info soon, e.g. pixels, pixel microns, etc...

Thursday, July 9, 2009

amateur captures LCROSS in flight to moon

Paul Mortfield of Ontario, Canada, captured this video of LCROSS spacecraft as it flew by galaxy IC3808. Click the link to see a nice write-up by Tony Phillips of