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Date/Location August 1, 1991 Naval Academy Observatory, Annapolis, MD
Camera and Settings Minolta x-570 35mm SLR Kodak Ektachome P800/1600 colr slide film
Telescope USNA 8" Alvin Clark refractor, eyepiece projection with a 30 mm eyepiece
Mount German Equitorial Mount
Exposure 1/30 s
Processing Photoshop
Other This was one of the first photographs taken through the Naval Academy's 8-inch Alvin Clark Refractor after the scope was rebuilt (optics laid dormant in a box for decades) and installed in the Class of 1941 Observatory.
Copernicus Crater
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