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#1 mike bacanin

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Posted 08 August 2009 - 09:21 PM

A sketch of Jupiter made this morning 9th August 2009.
Tak FS 128 with Denk II binoviewer and zeiss jena 16mm orthos x162
seeing 4/10 improving to 7/10 in moments.
01-25 to 01-45 UT

North at top, as seen with star diagonal,preceedimg to left.
Callisto was in transit.

I re-photographed the sketch this morning,and it now looks virtually as the original in colouring.


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#2 Tommy5

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Posted 09 August 2009 - 01:11 AM

Very nice sketch of jup good detail thanks for posting.

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Posted 09 August 2009 - 02:25 AM

Mike that is phenominal considering the altitude.

It keeps clouding over for me and were only 60 miles apart !!!

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Posted 09 August 2009 - 10:12 AM

Mike,

A beautiful rendering of Jupiter, and as dweller25 mentioned, it is a testament to your observing skill that you were able to capture the King so accurately, considering it's elevation above your horizon! :bow: :rainbow: :bow:

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Posted 09 August 2009 - 11:53 AM

Mike,

Excellent Jupiter sketch. Callisto and shadow look wonderful :waytogo: :bow: :rainbow:

Frank :)

#6 JayinUT

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 01:14 AM

Mike,

Excellent rendering of Jupiter and Callisto. I really like your capture of the band layers here.

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 01:17 PM

Hi Mike,

Nice job on your sketch. You captured Callisto at the perfect moment. You also saw the dark area that follows Oval BA (seen below Callisto's shadow in the South Tropical Zone). :)

I think you might have accidentally added an hour to the time of the sketch. See this image by Ian Sharp from the UK. He also captured Oval BA and the dark area following it. Ian's image has south up. Btw, your sketch holds up well in the comparison. :cool:

#8 markseibold

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 01:53 PM

Mike

Beautiful sketch work of Jupiter and the Callisto transit :bow: :bow: :bow:

Makes me wish I'd taken the opportunity last night to observe.

Thanks for posting,

Mark

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Posted 10 August 2009 - 05:16 PM

Mike,

An excellent observation of Jupiter showing detail over the major bands (NEB and SEB) and the transit of Callisto. I am glad that your observation agrees with the image of it. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos

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Posted 12 August 2009 - 03:19 PM

Mike,

Excellent capture of Jupiter and Callisto. :cool:

#11 mike bacanin

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Posted 13 August 2009 - 02:09 AM

Thank you for your kind comments,i look forward to sketching jupiter again soon, weather permitting!

Mike






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