Date (U.T.): July 29, 2010
Time (U.T.): 05:00
L1 295.0*, L2 326.6*, L3 157.9*
Diameter (Equatorial): 45.1"
Instrument: 9-inch (23-cm) F/13.5 Maksutov-Cassegrain
Magnification: 129x and 310x
Filters: None (IL)
Seeing (1-10): 6-7, Antoniadi (I-V): II
Transparency (1-6): 4
South Polar Region (SPR): Appears dark to dusky and mottled (3-4/10).
South South South Temperate Zone (SSSTZ): Appears dusky to dull (4-5/10) and mottled.
South South South Temperate Belt (SSSTB): Appears dusky (4/10) and irregular.
South South Temperate Zone (SSTZ): Appears dusky (4/10) with shaded to bright (6-7/10) small ovals/rifts within it.
South South Temperate Belt (SSTB): Appears broad and dusky (4/10).
South Temperate Zone (STZ): Appears shaded to bright (6-7/10) with bright (7/10) sections separated by dusky to dull (4-5/10) columns.
South Temperate Belt (STB): Appears broad and dark to dusky (3-4/10). The following portion of it appears to diverge towards the north. It contains dark (3/10) condensations within it.
South Tropical Zone (STrZ): Appears bright (7/10) with no other detail visible within it.
South Equatorial Belt (SEB): The thin, dull (5/10) northern border of the SEB is visible.
Equatorial Zone (EZ): The EZ appears to contain a complex network of bluish-green condensations and streaks (lace-type). Bright (7/10) areas are noted within the darker areas.
North Equatorial Belt (NEB): Appears dark to dusky (3-4/10) with dark (3/10) condensations noted within it. A bright (7/10) oval is noted over it's preceding end and bright (7/10) rifts are also noted over it's midsection. The southern border contains bluish-green festoons which project into the EZ.
North Tropical Zone (NTrZ): Appears bright (7/10) without any other detail visible within it.
North Temperate Belt (NTB): Appears dark to dusky (3-4/10) and bisected. The southern component appears to contain dark (3/10), elongated condensations.
North Temperate Zone (NTZ): Appears thin and shaded to bright (6-7/10).
North North Temperate Belt (NNTB): Appears dark to dusky (3-4/10) and broad.
North Polar Region (NPR): Appears dark to dull (3-5/10) with dusky (4/10) mottling noted within.
A digital image produced using Pixelmator.
The best of luck in your own observations of Jupiter.