Tag Archive: dct

Aug 03

DCT Mirror Prep

This is a quick time lapse of the 4.2M mirror getting prep’ed for coating. Footage was shot on a Canon 7D with a Tamron 18mm lens, 1 frame every 2.5 minutes. Thanks to all at Lowell and especially the people working at the DCT.

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Aug 03

Discovery Channel Telescope Construction Time Lapse

This is a time lapse of the construction of the Discovery Channel Telescope (DCT). This was taken over a period of 6 weeks with my Canon 7D mounted to a beam on the dome of the telescope. A total of 6372 of 2592×1728 raw images were taken. These were then processed using Lightroom 3 to …

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