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Jupiter with Europa's shadow and Saturn-Variable seeing

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#1 wargrafix

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 08:41 AM

Seeing made focus a bit challenging again, but it works a bit. The clarity in the atmosphere was only spoled by a full Moon. I am having dust issues. And its not on the sensor. It my be in the ADC

 

What is your impressions by these images?

 

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Saturn- 15minutes de-rotated.

 

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#2 RyanSem

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 09:10 AM

Love these shots, great capture of Europa too. 


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#3 wargrafix

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 09:58 AM

Thank you very much!



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Posted 22 May 2019 - 10:19 AM

Very nice results!

 

For Saturn images, it's tricky to strike a balance between sharpening that brings out detail on the body/disk without adding sharpening artefacts to the rings. I find I need to use two separate sharpening settings and then combine them later in Photoshop or similar. It's fairly easy to use a layer mask to show only the body/disk from the more heavily sharpened planet itself - I typically fit an oval selection to the planet, feather the edges and fill. Then use the paintbrush tool to recover the rings that cross the planet.



#5 TareqPhoto

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 10:47 AM

They are very nice!

 

I also got dust in ADC, but it is a big headache and nightmare to clean them off, in fact i don't know how to clean the optics inside those accessories such as Barlow and ADC, and also inside refractors and mirrors of reflectors when it is time for cleaning. 



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Posted 22 May 2019 - 11:55 AM

I think these are pretty nice!!!  How many exposures were stacked for these two images?

 

Thanks for sharing!!!

 

Gary


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#7 wargrafix

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 12:29 PM

you mean percentage?



#8 Billytk

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Posted 22 May 2019 - 03:10 PM

I love shadow transits!



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Posted 22 May 2019 - 04:02 PM

Very nice set of images here! 



#10 wargrafix

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Posted 24 May 2019 - 09:03 PM

thank you kindly!




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