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#1 Paul G. Abel

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 07:44 AM

Greetings all,

Attached are two Jupiter drawings made on the 18th February. Seeing was rather good at times and a number of fine details were observed. These include the following:
-Io was in transit and could be discerned as a brighter spot against the darker SEBz.
-Oval BA seen, slight orange colour present. Transit time gives it a L2~133 degrees.
-A large bright region in the SEBz
-GRS seems to have faded?
-Region following GRS much calmer, or lacking bright white structures seen earlier in apparition
-A number of dark festoons in the EZ
-The NEB contained a number of dark spots and structures.
-The northern edge of NTB dark and irregular.

stopped observing at 2050UT as seeing became to poor to continue.

Best wishes,
-Paul

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#2 Aquarellia

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 09:13 AM

Super Paul ! Very nice sketches, I like the GRS surrounding area.
How do you sketch that ?

#3 PeterDob

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 11:25 AM

Just fabulous, Paul! :applause: I love the colours and the subtleness which you've drawn the detail with.

Peter

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:18 PM

Paul,

Very good sketch of Jupiter & Transit of Io :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

Tom

#5 Andrev

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Posted 23 February 2013 - 10:44 AM

Beautiful Paul.

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#6 JimPie

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 02:21 PM

Paul,
Nice rendering of the transit.

#7 mdowns

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 06:49 PM

Very nice rendition!

#8 adlartok

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 02:34 PM

Beautiful






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