The corona | Ryad El Khatib

Ryad El Khatib
Location of photo
Mongolia, Altai mountains
Date/Time of photo
August 1st, 2008
Camera Minolta XG9 with Rubinar 500 mm and Fujichrome Velvia 50 ISO, scanned at 3600 dpi with Nikon Coolscan V ED
A composite of 22 pictures from 1/1000 s. to 2 s. A star (Delta Cancri ?) is visible through the right side of the corona. The camera was installed on a tripod at 2 km from the central line. No clouds on the sky.