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Early Jupiter-the season's fading... (11-7-09)

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#1 jayscheuerle

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Posted 07 November 2009 - 10:48 PM

Jupiter falls behind the houses by 8 these days, so my sketching time is limited. Seeing was average for the Northeast. Details were fleeting, but seemingly consistent. Getting a case of Jupe-eye from going Popeye on the EP for too long. - j

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#2 JayinUT

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 06:15 AM

Jay,

Wonderful capture of Jupiter and Io. The bands really come to life and as always, you've captured the detail wonderfully. Yes, we don't have much longer to be viewing the King until it disappears til next year. There is a GRS around 5:45p.m. Mountain Standard time on Sunday I believe and I am hoping to capture that, weather and conditions permitting.

#3 markseibold

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 08:44 AM

Jay

A most beautiful rendering again of Jupiter. :bow: :bow: :bow:
You've captured the subtle details of the cloud bands well. Did you begin with your usual rough hand sketch?

As Jay in UT mentions, I hope we see clearing by Monday night for the GRS; as the nights of seeing Jupiter are now in short supply. We have constant rain here in Portland for the past three days.

Mark

#4 Tommy5

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 06:24 PM

very cool sketch of Jupiter, soon he will move away.

#5 frank5817

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 12:16 AM

Jay,

These sketches of Jupiter you do are just great. :bow: :cool:

Frank :)

#6 Jef De Wit

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 10:37 AM

Jay
Nice sketch. I hope you will have the oppertunity to make another sketch one of these days.

#7 CarlosEH

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Posted 11 November 2009 - 05:02 PM

Jay,

An excellent observation of Jupiter and Io. The king of the planets is becoming more difficult to observe as it heads towards the western sky. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos






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