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Cosmic Geoff

Jupiter & Io, Saturn, 10 April

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Finally got decent images of Jupiter with my CPC800. I was beginning to worry that I had invested in a setup that was inferior to my C8 SE.?  The CPC800 mount is far nicer to use; it's much easier to get the image on chip and keep it there. And the GPS saves  some time and effort.

CPC800, ASI120MC, ZWO ADC, captured with Sharpcap, processed in Registax6.

Note the Io moon & shadow, a circle near the middle of the southern cloud belt, and on the second image looks like the GRS just coming into view.  Also got an image of Saturn - I have always found it hard to get a decent sharp image of Saturn (lower frame rate?) 

 

Jupiter05_18_50.jpg

Jupiter05_21_15.jpg

Saturn05_25_31.jpg

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Well done, when did you get those ? they're so low (15 degees ish) must have been early this morning.

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12 minutes ago, knobby said:

Well done, when did you get those ? they're so low (15 degees ish) must have been early this morning.

Early morning of 10th April. Jupiter about 15 deg max, Saturn lower.

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