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Pete Presland

YES!!!!!! Jupiter at approx FL 5100mm 13.03.2016

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This image is dedicated to everybody who has advise and encouraged me since I first started planetary imaging around 2010. :hello2::hello2::hello2:  Thank you!

Having asked for help in 2010 to get to the "next level" I have been trying to get to that next level ever since. It has been a long journey with mostly ups and the odd down, personally I don't think I will ever be totally happy, but at the moment I am close :icon_biggrin:

Taken last night at around 10:30 before the clouds rolled in.  The current set up of C9.25/ASI120MM, plus the all important x1.8 Barlow! 60 seconds per channel

So pleased to finally to crack imaging at a focal of around FL 5100mm Res=0.15" so much more detail at this length, the jet stream out of the way obviously helped! Given even better conditions I might be able to improve even a little more!  Again using the focusing technique as talked about previously, I tried moving closer and then further back from the laptop screen last night and it really is startling the difference in detail visible from a distance.

56e70cd657bb9_conv_Jupiterx2_130316_2227

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Excellent Jupiter Pete, well worth all the effort.

Dave

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Nice post Pete and a good image and presentation of Jupiter to boot - so rewarding when things finally click into place, especially after five years work :)

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3 minutes ago, SnakeyJ said:

Nice post Pete and a good image and presentation of Jupiter to boot - so rewarding when things finally click into place, especially after five years work :)

The equipment has been upgraded over the years, but so have the techniques and experience.

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Well done Pete, a very nice result.

Pete

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Congratulations on this one, it's a beautiful image. Magnificent work!

 Thanks!

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Exceedingly nice.  Personal taste it's a little too brown for me, but love the detail.

 

Carole 

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On 3/14/2016 at 15:33, bunnygod1 said:

This image is dedicated to everybody who has advise and encouraged me since I first started planetary imaging around 2010. :hello2::hello2::hello2:  Thank you!

Having asked for help in 2010 to get to the "next level" I have been trying to get to that next level ever since. It has been a long journey with mostly ups and the odd down, personally I don't think I will ever be totally happy, but at the moment I am close :icon_biggrin:

Taken last night at around 10:30 before the clouds rolled in.  The current set up of C9.25/ASI120MM, plus the all important x1.8 Barlow! 60 seconds per channel

So pleased to finally to crack imaging at a focal of around FL 5100mm Res=0.15" so much more detail at this length, the jet stream out of the way obviously helped! Given even better conditions I might be able to improve even a little more!  Again using the focusing technique as talked about previously, I tried moving closer and then further back from the laptop screen last night and it really is startling the difference in detail visible from a distance.

56e70cd657bb9_conv_Jupiterx2_130316_2227

How did you combine the RGFB channels?

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Just now, Rodd said:

How did you combine the RGFB channels?

I use C/S2, but GIMP works very well. I have just sent you PM as well Rodd.

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Well done Pete, I'm glad you're cracking the barlow bit, I know you've had a few problems with this. Great post and this image is a big improvement.

Regards

Harvey

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Plenty of details here. Thanks for sharing. 

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