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Kiwi ‘astrographs’ other solar system

John Kerr posted in on November 28th, 2011.

A New Zealander has captured the first amateur photograph of solar system other than our own, drawing international attention. Rolf Olsen, of Titirangi, captured the star Beta Pictoris, and the disk of debris and dust orbiting it, by taking a series of photos and subtracting differences in the images  using Photoshop. You can see the original image […]

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