Observing Report 30th-31st August 2010 Part 2 (Jupiter)

Posted by @ 2:46 pm on Wednesday 1st September, 2010.

As previously mentioned, I did get a bit of Jupiter data. I didn't expect the results to be any good bearing in mind the glare and the less-than-reasonable seeing conditions, but it's turned out fairly well:


Jupiter (31/08/2010 @ 00:43).
100/1000 per-channel RGB composite.
DMK mono CCD camera on the C8N.

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2 Responses to “Observing Report 30th-31st August 2010 Part 2 (Jupiter)”

  1. Hey, you can 'see' the difference between this and the "You might also like:" image that the band really is missing. Just like they said on "The Sky at Night". Thanks, BG!

  2. BG! says:

    Cheers, Duncan. Jupiter really doesn't look right without that Southern Equatorial Band.

    If you want to see some seriously-impressive Jupiter images, have a look at what Pete Lawrence (of Sky at Night fame) produces. His website gallery isn't really up-to-date, but his posts on various forums are inspiring. By way of an example, have a look at http://astrochat.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=14849

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