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#1 DesertRat

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:11 PM

Lots of stuff happening as David posted previously. This is a quick process, I did everything at 1X and so my wavelets might not be optimal. Also no noise control was performed so if it looks a little grainy thats why.

Mostly I had fun keeping all this on the chip at this focal length, even with good polar alignment it was a game of slow ping pong!

Seeing was fair to good for this image. It improved later as I hopefully will find out before it cratered big time when I finished. Actually the image got so bad I decided to go to bed!

Captured with a Flea3 using FireCapture 2.1. Processed with AS2! and R6, color image combined and aligned in MaximDL.

Comments or questions welcome. Thanks for looking!

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 06:20 PM

Nice shot Glenn. Looks like we were out at the same time and similar conditions.

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 07:28 PM

Lovely Glenn - just lovely..! :waytogo: :waytogo:

And what a great photogenic alingement of Jove and those moons and shadow also.....and for me it demonstrates clearly the answer to my puzzlement about how Ganymede came "out" of eclipse as it approached Jupiter in my images the other night! :)

Even with my propensity to waffle I won't attempt to articulate said :lol: - suffice to say it graphically demonstrates it..! :cool:

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 08:09 PM

Wow Glenn great capture! You caught a unique Jupiter situation nicely! I was out too and again if mine even comes close to your result I'll be happy.

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 08:59 PM

Fantastic...
was it too late to see the dark spot in the wake again?

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 09:47 PM

Thanks guys!

Paul, I'll be posting some later data that shows the dark spot in the wake - but its not as dark as a few rotations ago.

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 10:26 PM

Glenn,

Excellent! Seeing was pretty good that morning. I have several runs to process, shot about an hour after yours.

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 11:42 PM

Thanks Paul!

Heres an image at the time seeing had gotten as good as it was going to get, at least for me. It went downhill fast after this.

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:07 AM

Very very good Glenn!

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 06:29 PM

Certainly producing a run of superb quality work Glenn.
Beautiful!!!!

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Posted 01 November 2012 - 09:41 PM

Thanks Allesandro and Trevor!

Now that I look at it again it seems too blue - or maybe my eyes or monitor have fooled me. I'm getting ready to post an image from the night before in better seeing and I think the color is better. :question:

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 12:43 AM

Looks great to me Glenn, most of the time my images are to blue after posting...

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 03:42 AM

Lovely shots Glenn :waytogo: :waytogo:

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 12:13 PM

Super image! Very very jealous of these great images coming out of the states but I'm hopeful our UK weather will cooperate before the year is out lol :bounce:

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 02:46 PM

Great shot, Glenn!

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 04:33 PM

Thanks guys! Here is the same image that I have corrected to hopefully truer colors. It is a south up view this time. :)

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 09:55 PM

Those sure are great shots Glenn! That c14 sure does capture the details with that camera. I see you have that dark shadow looking stuff near that one band as well. Has anyone heard what might be causing that and the mini me red spot? Haven't done any planet imaging in a while and might have missed those comments earlier I suppose.






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