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#26 DesertRat

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Posted 10 January 2014 - 10:16 AM

Very nice Darryl! A great start to your 2014 campaign. Well done! :waytogo:

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Posted 10 January 2014 - 12:41 PM

Mo, awesome first Saturn set! Banding looks great not to mention the hex clearly visible, very impressive for this early in the season. I am looking forward to your upcoming Saturns which were unbeatable last year. Thanks for posting and good luck with the seeing

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Posted 10 January 2014 - 07:37 PM

Thanks Sam, Karlo, Glenn & Steve - appreciated! :)

Yesterday morning does appear to have been slightly better seeing...I'll post them when I finish processing mongst my other commitments! :)

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 10:04 AM

KMan, you're out of the gate for this season with a great start! Cheers to a good Saturn season.

I'll admit I've ignored my favorite forum too long now and have been slowly trying to get back here more and more. In my absence have you guys forgotten about Mars or is it to low in the sky for you in Oz?

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 12:21 PM

Beautiful results Darryl, excellent work!
Makes me wish to be able to get out again ( likely
within 1 - 2 months from now :tonofbricks: )

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 01:25 PM

Very nicely done indeed, Darryl :grin: It's nice to see Saturn turned out like that, I look forward to catching it with the rings at this inclination...but it will really be a southern hemisphere show again this year. Thanks for the encouraging shots, you and Pat rest up...

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 02:32 PM

Wow, I was not expecting to see such a beautiful and detailed shot so early in the Saturn season. Really nice.

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 06:52 PM

Thanks Mike, Mert, Brian & Mark - much appreciated! :)

Mars is starting to ride fairly high in the morning sky down here in South Oz Mike - maybe getting to around 50 degrees or so at opposition.....we should start targeting him soon and although I followed him down to sub 5" diameters from the last apparition I don't seem to have as much enthusiasm to start imaging it yet!

Maybe the 11000km+ trip for Jupiter recently or the allure of Saturn now, which I think rises to about 70 degrees - but we'll definitely start Mars imaging soon.....I do have another "life" but even I'm trying to remember what it is lately! :)






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