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Triton with Video Camera


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About this observation
Tim Haymes
Time of observation
21/07/2017 - 02:27
Triton, Neptune and two stars.
Observing location
Nr Reading, Berks
30cm F/4
x5 Powermate
0.64 s

This frame was from a test sequence to capture Triton, which will occult a 12.5 mag star on Oct 05, 2345 UT.  The test was successful but I will be trying other options as well.  The two stars are incidental and form a nice line with the planet at the time the exposure was taken.   The brighter one is mag 10.6.   Triton is mag 13.5.   Neptune is mag 7.8 ( blotted saturated image)

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