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Jupiter in better times

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Observer
Peter Tickner
Time of observation
15/10/2011 - 21:16
Object
Jupiter
Observing location
Urban Berkshire
Equipment
DMK Au618 CCD
2.5x PowerMate
12 inch LX200R SCT
RGB filters
LX fork mount
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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.

Peter

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