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#1 Paul G. Abel

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 02:39 PM

Greetings all,

Finally had some clear weather here on the morning of the 30th October and I was able to make an observation of Jupiter. Seeing was average, but there were a number of interesting features on display.
-SSTB seen
-STB quite dark and prominent in some sections.
-GRS certainly seems to be more prominent since I observed it last, the coloration is also more marked.
-The RSH seems to be very well defined; this might well be a contrast effect between the dark SEB which curves under the GRS and the the GRS itself.
-Light region seen in the SEBz just proc. the GRS.

Satellites:
-Io appeared on the Proc. limb at 0038UT.
-Europa was in transit throughout the observation. WINJUPOS showed it to be just fol. the GRS however I was unable to see it.

Also examined the planet with W#25A and W#80A filters. Intensity estimates made in IL as well as Red and blue.

Best wishes,
-Paul

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#2 Andrev

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 06:13 PM

Nice sketch Paul. Beautiful details.

Andre.

#3 Tommy5

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 06:45 PM

very nice color sketch , thanks for sharing.

#4 JeanB

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 06:54 PM

AS usual, Paul, a great sketch witnessing Jupiter's features.

Very professionnal presentation!

Jean

#5 kenrenard

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 05:48 AM

Paul,
Wonderful work. After several observations this year the GRS is showing very well. You captured its contrast very well.


Ken

#6 niteskystargazer

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 02:02 PM

Paul,

Very Nice sketch of Jupiter :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

Tom






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