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Jupiter in better times


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About this observation
Peter Tickner
Time of observation
15/10/2011 - 21:16
Observing location
Urban Berkshire
2.5x PowerMate
12 inch LX200R SCT
RGB filters
LX fork mount

I've been looking back through my archives to happier times and with the hindsight of modern software and methods have reprocessed my best ever image sets of Jupiter, taken on a particularly still October night in 2011 when that year Jupiter was at a close approach to Earth and for once well placed in UK skies.   I could only run at 30fps back then with the software and laptop that I was using without risking too many frames being dropped.   Jupiter was remarkably steady and most of my data was usable.  This is a derotated RGB stack at 22:16 UT covering from 22:06 to 22:21.


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