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#1 chrisrnuttall

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 04:04 PM

Hello again

Here is Jupiter from Saturday morning.
Seeing was not great, quite blurry but not boiling or jumping around. There were a few sharper moments when some detail could be seen

Not much to report on this face of Jupiter. The Great Red Spot had just set when I started to observe, the recent asteroid impact area was on the disc, but no marks could be seen.

There were a few dark streaks protruding from the Northern Equatorial Belt into the Equatorial Zone, and a little darkening on the corresponding edge of the Southern equatorial belt.
The south temperate belt was quite dark on the PM side of the disc.
I could not make out any ovals or other activity.

The SEB looks redder than the NEB, which is quite orange, and has a north-north component these days.

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#2 rolandlinda3

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 08:04 PM

My hat is off to you. Lot better than I can do.

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Posted 16 September 2012 - 08:59 PM

In interesting contrast to your previous observation and well done all things considered in seeing.

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 08:53 AM

Chris,

A fine looking Jupiter capture in beautiful color.

Frank :)

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 12:13 PM

Chris,

Good sketch of Jupiter :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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#6 chrisrnuttall

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 04:32 PM

I think my 09/09 drawing was too orange. I sometimes don't spot things like that til it's scanned and on screen, by then it's too late.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 12:31 AM

hi Chris,
very nice Jupiter sketch !

Bye Christian

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 03:27 PM

Nice work, Chris and thanks for posting that you looked for residual signs of the recent fireball on Jupiter. :)

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 05:17 PM

Nice sketch, I recently saw a loop festoon that made a complete circle which started from the NEB and came back around almost touching the NEB again. You convey what can actually be seen to paper very well.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 07:23 PM

Beautiful sketch, Chris.

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