Jupiter 20130105 in SHENZHEN GRS&IO
Posted 16 January 2013 - 04:53 PM
I found this works pretty well most of the time. I actually always use a scheme like this on Jupiter, and know of several others who use a similar scheme. Sometimes with smaller APs, sometimes with less and larger APs (noise blue channels). Sometimes I even add some extra small APs over shadows of a moon or on a moon itself , but I'm always sure that the feature is stable enough to handle that.
This number of APs seems reasonable to me. In fact I was using ~75 APs until recently when Steve and Glenn pointed out that a smaller number might work better. In my testing 30 APs was never any worse than 75, and in above average seeing 30 was very slightly better. Not much, but if you looked close you could see the difference. So considering that it runs faster to boot, I'll be sticking with ~30 for Jupiter.