David W. Knisely . . . . . . "If you aren't having fun in this hobby, you aren't doing it right." Hyde Memorial Observatory http://www.hydeobservatory.info Prairie Astronomy Club http://www.prairieastronomyclub.org
150mm MCT f/13, 31% CO
"People say I'm in denial. I disagree."
I want to do more then just look.
Quote:I'm guessing if the star was completely occulted dead center to Titan the starlight would form a ring all the way around it - momentarily anyway.
Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
Friends call me Duane. Compustar C14, Leo Henzl's Custom C8, 6" Refractor Adv. GT mount, 6" F5 Omni XLT Newt., LXD-75 F4 Imaging SN8, Meade 8" F6 Newtonian, EX Dynamax DX6, RV-6 ETX-90 Astro, Meade 2045 4" SCT, B&L 4000 Vixen/Celestron 80mm F11 JC Penny 60mm AZ/ALT Refractor Binos 25x100
Quote:The 200" Hale if you can believe it. Adaptive optics is really at work here - hence the wildly high res.Pete
Quote:The 200" Hale if you can believe it. Adaptive optics is really at work here - hence the wildly high res.
Quote:Hey, I observed this occultation Rick mentioned.
Quote:No, it was at Meudon. They got the flash for 5 seconds; it was shorter elsewhere. Not sure that occultation was even visible in the USA.
Quote:Norme - full us in please!Pete