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Mars - albedo map - Martin Lewis

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Martin Lewis
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24/05/2010 - 12:15
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Mars images from this apparition combined  to generate an albedo map of the planet, based on observations from 17th Jan to 5th March.

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Comet 2009 R1 - Martin Mobberley

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Martin Mobberley
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17/05/2010 - 13:45
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C/2009 R1 McNaught
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Image of comet 2009 R1 McNaught, taken on 17th May by Martin Mobberley using the GRAS 001 remote robotic telescope in New Mexico. The comet is now starting to show a tail, and may become visible to Southern UK observers in  late May.

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Saturn - 2010 May 4 - Martin Lewis

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Martin Lewis
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10/05/2010 - 15:45
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Image of Saturn taken on 4th May 2010 from St. Albans. Imaged using a 222mm Dobsonian telescope on an equatorial platform. and a DMK21AF04S  camera.

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Moon - Alun Halsey

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Alun Halsey
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04/05/2010 - 09:15
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Taken on the night of 26/04/10  using a 450D with H-alpha clip filter attached to the prime focus of a Meade 200mm f/4 Schmidt Newtonian. Using an exposure time of 1/4sec at ISO 200 I captured 20 subs in RAW mode and the camera set to take monochrome images. These were then stacked in Registax5 and treated to a mild use of wavelet sharpening. Final processing carried out in Photoshop.

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Comet 2010H2 - Maurice Gavin

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Maurice Gavin
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26/04/2010 - 14:00
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Picture under moonlight of this asteroid gone cometary in Virgo with piggybacked 70mm f/5 OTA+SX MX9 CCD and 400s exp.

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Mars and the Beehive - Nick James

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Nick James
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19/04/2010 - 13:39
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Mars and M44 (Praesepe, or the Beehive). Taken on 2010 April 16 2130UT. 4 x 300s exposures with a Canon EOS 10D camera on a Megrez 72 refractor. Field of View approximately 2 x 3 degrees. Processed with selective blur effect in IRIS.
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NGC 2264 - Gordon Rogers

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Gordon Rogers
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12/04/2010 - 14:32
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NGC 2264 the Christmas Tree nebula. Taken on 22nd and 27th March 2010 with an SBIG ST-10 camera on a Takahashi FSQ scope, using the 16" RCOS as a guider.
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Mercury and Venus - Martin Crow

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Martin Crow
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05/04/2010 - 22:01
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An image of Venus and Mercury taken on April 04 at 19:35UT. Mercury's elongation is 18.5 deg and just 3 deg from Venus who's elongation is 20.1 deg and altitude of 7.75 deg. The image was acquired using a Canon 400D and zoom lens set at approx. 200mm @ f5 with a 1 second exposure.
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M81 - Peter Edwards

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Peter Edwards
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29/03/2010 - 13:45
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Image of M81  taken on 7th March 2010 using a Celestron C11 at f/6.3, and a SBIG ST2000XCM CCD camera. 18 x 300sec subs = 90 mins (colour CCD) Autoguided on EQ6 Pro mount.

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Sun - 16th March 2010 - David Arditti

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David Arditti
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22/03/2010 - 12:30
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Image of the whole Sun taken on March 16 2010, using a Willam Optics ZS66 refractor double-stacked with two 50mm Lunt front etalons, and a B1200 filter at the back end in front of a DMK 41AF02.AS camera. David ArdittiEdgwareEngland

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