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Jupiter from 9-19-21 - Finest Jupiter I've EVER produced

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#1 dcaponeii

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Posted 20 September 2021 - 11:37 AM

4 image derotation of Jupiter.  Each image is 5% of 20,000 frames captured at 6ms exposure and Gain = 275.

 

Europa was layered onto the derotation using the image from UTC 0215_6 over the top of the smear of Europa images resulting from the derotation.

 

EDIT:  I tweaked the saturation and white balance as I thought there was a bit of funky greenish yellow cast to the image.  Left the original below.

 

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Edited by dcaponeii, 20 September 2021 - 07:45 PM.

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#2 HarveyDeckAstro

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Posted 20 September 2021 - 11:48 AM

Nice! A lot of details! Better seeing this time?
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Posted 20 September 2021 - 11:55 AM

4 image derotation of Jupiter.  Each image is 5% of 20,000 frames captured at 6ms exposure and Gain = 275.

 

Europa was layered onto the derotation using the image from UTC 0215_6 over the top of the smear of Europa images resulting from the derotation.

 

It really does warm my heart to see this.  I am extremely glad you took advantage of the very good seeing which extended across much of the central/eastern Americas last night. I've seen some spectacular results all the way from Quebec down to Brazil. Wherever Mr Jetstream and his evil accomplices were, they were far away from here!

 

This really is what it's all about for us folks not in the tropics or other places with reliably-good seeing. Taking advantage when the conditions strike!

 

Nice processing, too. Not too "cartoonish" - I often have a problem with that, myself.


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Posted 20 September 2021 - 12:02 PM

Congratulations!  Well deserved.


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#5 dcaponeii

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Posted 20 September 2021 - 12:03 PM

I am also finding some good news from my first images of last evening after I tweaked the camera tilt. Even though Jupiter was only 25 degrees above the horizon, no flares on Europa due to astigmatism. Clean circular moon even through all that air. Resolution clearly diminished but no flares or cruciform shapes!!!
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Posted 20 September 2021 - 02:25 PM

Good stuff Don. This looks like a big improvement.

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Posted 20 September 2021 - 03:25 PM

That's a very nice Jupiter! 

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