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SAAO Image of Fragment E Plume


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The plume produced by fragment E. Starting time 1716SAST, stop time 1743SAST, interval 2min between frames, except first 2 which are 5.5min apart. First frame has sky background problems(bar across top). Read frames left to right. Sky subtraction a problem since exposures in daylight, Exposure time 23sec, images by Kaz Sekiguchi on 0.75m, K band. Flare looks to be saturated on third frame. Note diffraction spikes. Seeing good. JWM

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