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#1 John_K

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 07:31 AM

Well I may as well continue the Australian trend here and also post my images of Saturn.

Not as good as the images posted by Paul, Darryl and Trevor, but the IR image picks up Encke's division which is always a good indicator of at least average/above average (for Melbourne) seeing.

Saturn is looks spectacular at the moment high in the sky and as it approaches Saturn is getting very deep into the Southern sky.

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#2 John_K

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 07:32 AM

and the IR685 filter shot:

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#3 rumples riot

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 08:04 AM

YOu have the detail there John just some colour management is all that is needed really. Just take a look at the red channel. Nice data though.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 08:04 AM

A very good saturn in my opinion.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:05 AM

Love the IR shot!

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:13 PM

Very nice John IR is very nice.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:42 PM

Oh my gosh John the IR685 is a killer! No ifs ands or buts about whether you captured Encke's albedo signature. Many congratulations!

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 04:09 PM

Excellent work in the IR!

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 04:10 PM

Saturn looks great in IR. Great job!

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 09:25 PM

Plenty of detail there John, as Paul said a little bit of colour adjustment would turn this into a really first-class outcome! :waytogo:

I had a bit of a play but I suspect you'd need to go back to the separate channels for another recombining and intensity adjustment, but regardless a very nice outcome indeed..! :)

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:19 AM

That pretty impressive data John, love the IR and the RGB is also very nice. Probably splitting hairs really but possibly just a tad saturated or close to it in the EZ region.

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 07:56 AM

Great images, John.

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 11:33 AM

John, awesome shots! Details and banding are impressive. The north hex looks great. Thanks for posting

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 11:42 AM

Very nice image, great detail there!

When you will be playing with colours put also some more backround please, will look even better.

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 04:34 PM

Very nice data John :grin: I really like the IR image, and the color just needs a bit of juggling though it looks pretty natural as is...

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