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#1 Paul G. Abel

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 01:12 PM

Greetings all! Well the storms of Saturn continue to evolve in the most dynamic way! Here are two drawings I made last night with my 8" Reflector. As you can see there are plenty of fine details, even though seeing was only average.

In the blue light drawing (made with a W80A filter about an hour later) the storm and it's surroundings can be well seen. Interestingly, Titan seems to be getting redder and fainter; I could hardly detect it with the #80A!

Best wishes,
-Paul.
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#2 Sol Robbins

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 01:53 PM

Your sketched observations keep getting better and better. Interesting B Ring detail as well.

Thanks,

#3 Astrojensen

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 03:38 PM

Your sketched observations keep getting better and better.


Is that even possible? :bow:


Clear skies!
Thomas, Denmark

#4 Paul G. Abel

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 04:10 PM

Thanks chaps!!!

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Posted 13 May 2011 - 07:37 PM

Paul,

You get great looks and make superb sketches. I really like the way you pay attention to fine details. Always impressive work.

Frank :)

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Posted 14 May 2011 - 01:21 AM

Thank you for the blue filter hint! I try it next time by myself. I could not glimse any detail of a storm during the last sessions.

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Posted 14 May 2011 - 08:01 AM

Paul, it's always a pleasure to see your sketches!

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Posted 14 May 2011 - 11:28 AM

Paul,

Nice sketches of the Storms of Saturn :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 14 May 2011 - 04:46 PM

Paul,

Wonderful drawings! The drawing utilizing the W#80A filter really gives a good view of the head of the storm (just in from the following limb). :cool:

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Posted 15 May 2011 - 02:20 PM

Paul,

Outstanding observations of Saturn in integrated (IL) and blue (Wratten 80A) light. The storms do appear to be developing over time. Thank you for sharing them with us all.

Carlos

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Posted 16 May 2011 - 03:41 PM

incredible sketches Paul :waytogo:






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