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Jupiter and Saturn in this season 2022

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#26 leemajors

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Posted 08 September 2022 - 10:53 AM

Many thanks, In my opinion both are great, but I prefer the C11, much lighter, more compact and not far behind the meade 12" in terms of resolution.

oh good, I own the Meade 12" and its in permanent dome so weight isn't an issue, so sounds like a C11 wouldn't be an upgrade in image quality?



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Posted 08 September 2022 - 11:06 AM

Two more images of Saturn, taken on the nights of September 05 and 06, both in good atmospheric conditions

would you be able to either send me or post a couple of images from both the mars C 462 and Uranus C 585 cameras to compare the native colour saturation before final processing ?
im interested to see if the Uranus C has more saturation than the mars C as ive read several times that the 462 sensor lacks saturation, but its hard to know if its a noticeable difference without seeing results from same scope.
just as they come out of sharp cap after sharpening would be good, but prior to any colour boosting.

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Posted 08 September 2022 - 03:36 PM

oh good, I own the Meade 12" and its in permanent dome so weight isn't an issue, so sounds like a C11 wouldn't be an upgrade in image quality?

in my opinion it's not worth changing, the Meade 12" is an amazing OTA, it won't have a significant difference between c11 and meade 12", but as I have to ride every night the c11 is more advantage.



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Posted 08 September 2022 - 03:41 PM

would you be able to either send me or post a couple of images from both the mars C 462 and Uranus C 585 cameras to compare the native colour saturation before final processing ?
im interested to see if the Uranus C has more saturation than the mars C as ive read several times that the 462 sensor lacks saturation, but its hard to know if its a noticeable difference without seeing results from same scope.
just as they come out of sharp cap after sharpening would be good, but prior to any colour boosting.

many thanks
Lee

I recommend adjusting the saturation in the processing itself, I didn't notice a big change in saturation, the colors are the same if you have the right adjustment for each camera, below are the settings I use with Uranus C, with Mars C the result will be almost the same same, but I have no way to send a print of the screen using it, because I already sold it

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Posted 08 September 2022 - 04:58 PM

Yes I do adjust saturation in processing, I just wondered if maybe you have a raw stack from each camera that I could have a look at to compare. ie the file the tiff files that come out of autostakkert?



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Posted 14 September 2022 - 02:04 PM

Yes I do adjust saturation in processing, I just wondered if maybe you have a raw stack from each camera that I could have a look at to compare. ie the file the tiff files that come out of autostakkert?

I have tiff file using both cameras



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Posted 14 September 2022 - 02:06 PM

Yes I do adjust saturation in processing, I just wondered if maybe you have a raw stack from each camera that I could have a look at to compare. ie the file the tiff files that come out of autostakkert?

First good image this year ofJupiter, still in unfavorable conditions

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Posted 14 September 2022 - 02:07 PM

Unlike Jupiter's moons, which are bigger and brighter and very easy to capture, Saturn's moons are pretty boring to record, on the night 2022-09-10 (00:12 UTC) two of its approximately 82 moons were recorded, they are they Tethys and Dione, were in a good position for the captures, seeing helped a lot to also register several details in Saturn, but without any unusual activity to register.

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Posted 02 October 2022 - 01:58 PM

Two more images of Jupiter, before the rains started here, both in very bad capture conditions

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