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Jupiter | RGB | 2018-05-11 3:52.7 UTC

astrophotography cassegrain Celestron imaging planet SCT


Ethan Chappel

Jupiter | RGB | 2018-05-11 3:52.7 UTC

Sky conditions continued to be excellent.


  • The NTB is fading.
  • The NEBn is receding.
  • The NEB has a couple rifts and outbreaks.
  • The EZ is tinted orange.
  • The Great Red Spot has an intense brick red coloration. A few features, including its dark core, are visible.
  • The wake of the GRS is small.
  • Material from the SEBs is being pulled around the GRS and into the STZ, where it forms a thin belt circling the planet.
  • The South Polar Red Spot is intensely red.

Telescope: Celestron C14 EdgeHD
Camera: ZWO ASI290MM
Barlow: Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow
Filters: Chroma Red, Chroma Green, Chroma Blue

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