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Observation by Chris Hooker: Mercury in IR, 18th July 2021

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Chris Hooker

Observer

Chris Hooker

Observed

2021 Jul 18 - 06:55

Uploaded

2021 Jul 18 - 21:10

Objects

Mercury

Equipment
  • 254mm Newtonian
  • 5x Barlow lens
  • Baader 685 nm long-pass filter. 850 nm short-pass filter
  • ZWO ASI174MM mono camera
Exposure

0.5 msec @ F/31

Location

Didcot, Oxfordshire

Target name

Mercury

Title

Mercury in IR, 18th July 2021

About this image

An early-morning imaging session, in slightly better conditions than the 16th. The seeing degraded after 15 minutes, but the initial captures revealed a reasonable amount of detail, given the planet's altitude of 25 degrees.

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