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#1 Paul G. Abel

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 07:11 AM

Greetings all!

Here's a drawing I made of Jupiter with the University of Leicester's 20" Planewave Cassegrain reflector. Although there was frequent passing cloud, we had about half an hour where the sky was clear and I was able to make this drawing.
The detail in the NEB was quite stunning.

Best wishes,
-Paul.
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#2 oleg oleg

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 10:09 AM

Hello Paul. It is fantastic!
The most interesting - I was looking through a telescope at the same time with you!
But I had a 9.5 "Newton and not very relaxed atmosphere, I had failed multiple details ..
You can compare what was in the 20 "and 9.5".

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#3 rerun

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 10:39 AM

Hallo Paul,

very great sketch with many details,I can't see with my little scope.

CS

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#4 frank5817

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 01:58 PM

Paul,

Impressive color sketch of the great planet.

Frank :)

#5 CarlosEH

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 01:55 AM

Paul,

An excellent observation of Jupiter showing a wealth of detail over the planet. The detail visible within the North Equatorial Belt (NEB) must have been dramatic as I have noted in my own smaller aperture instrument (9" Mak-Cass). I wish that you enjoyed better seeing/weather for your observing session with such a large aperture instrument.

Oleg- I agree that your excellent observation of Jupiter agrees very well with that of Paul's.

I look forward to everyone's observations of Jupiter in the future.

Carlos

#6 niteskystargazer

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 09:14 AM

Paul,

:waytogo:, on your nice sketch of Jupiter :cool:.

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

Tom

#7 lunar

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 02:01 PM

Mr. Abel,

That's an amazing sketch! I haven't seen anything like that before! :goodjob:

#8 Tommy5

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Posted 11 August 2010 - 02:39 PM

Great sketches very real realistic,i have never seen the neb so active before.

#9 NUNKY

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 07:15 AM

Trés belle et fine jupiter !!!


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