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Venus in UV

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About this observation
Observer
Peter Tickner
Time of observation
26/02/2020 - 17:20
Object
Venus
Observing location
Urban Berkshire
Equipment
ZWO ASI 174MM mono CMOS camera
Baader Venus UV filter
f/10 14inch/356mm LX200 SCT
EQ8 Mount
Tags

This is by far the best that I have managed on Venus in UV to pick out its clouds.  Having improved things previously with a 200mm Newtonion I went back to my 14inch SCT but avoided using any Barlows or Powermates and it made a big difference.   The final image was multiplied by 2 in post processing and is a stack of the best 30% of seven 4,500 frame files taken between 17:08 and 17:30 UT

Peter

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