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Jupiter and Saturn September,25th UT

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#1 eros312

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Posted 24 September 2021 - 09:19 PM

Hey Guys! Used my 5" mak tonight on the Vixen AP. It's my light weight rig for work nights. 5:30am comes way too quick. Seeing wasn't so great, one of those nights where the focus strobes in and out. I caught the GRS, and Saturn really shows a 3D effect with the shadow on the rings. Also, I changed my Wred and blue settings to get some better color. 

 

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#2 Kiwi Paul

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Posted 24 September 2021 - 10:19 PM

Very nice for 5”. Perhaps a little sharpening?
Cheers Paul

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Posted 24 September 2021 - 10:26 PM

Those images resemble very much my visual observations tonight with the c8edge + ethos 6.

Despite the good seeing, I also suffered from some focus shift from time to time, but no boiling at all.

Thanks for sharing

Edited by sanbai, 24 September 2021 - 10:28 PM.


#4 Foc

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Posted 24 September 2021 - 11:03 PM

My first imaging scope (used as such 10 years after it was bought for visual) was the Meade ETX102 MakCass and I have always been impressed by the capabilities of even small Maks. I think you have two very nice images and likely got about as much as is feasible for low altitude and poor seeing......unless you have the image fiddling capabilities of BQ!




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