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Daniel Macháček

Daniel Macháček

Daniel Macháček (Czech Republic) blogs at My Favourite Universe (in Czech) and posts some of his images and movies on this website and on Youtube. He participates at unmannedspaceflight.com under the username machi.

Latest Blog Posts

The Two Faces of Phoebe

February 13, 2014

Cassini flew past Phoebe on June 11, 2004, on its way to entering Saturn orbit. The flyby was almost perfect but overexposure of some images have prevented color mosaics from being produced. Even though Phoebe's body is gray and dull in color, the absence of color images always provoked me. By using VIMS data, I have now produced color mosaics.

Images from the long-awaited Dawn Vesta data set

November 29, 2012

A few days ago, the Dawn mission finally published their archival data. During the year of delay I often looked with anticipation to the Planetary Data System to check whether or not images were there, and I am delighted that they are finally available. Was the wait worth it? Definitely!

Latest Processed Space Images

Portrait of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko in natural color

December 18, 2018

Taken with the OSIRIS NAC camera on ESA's Rosetta mission on 5 August 2014 from a range of 123 kilometers.

Portrait of comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko in enhanced color

December 18, 2018

Taken with the OSIRIS NAC camera on ESA's Rosetta mission on 5 August 2014 from a range of 123 kilometers.

Comet 103P/Hartley 2 from Deep Impact, in color

December 18, 2018

Best color image of comet 103P/Hartley 2 taken with Deep Impact's High Resolution Imager on 4 November 2010.

astronaut on Phobos
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