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Hello Astronomers,

After imaging quite a detailed image (for using an 8" SCT) of Jupiter last year, I was hoping to match or exceed it this year, but I can't quite get that atmospheric condition which will allow me to capture those fine structures.

Attached is my best Jupiter this year... I would have thought I'd get more detail since Jupiter passes overhead near zenith... I guess I just have to keep trying and hope for that super still night.

Clear Skies,

MG

 

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This one I took on 25 June at a lower focal length...

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Very nice images!

To think the GRS is larger than the Earth. We live in an amazing Solar System.

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Posted (edited)
7 hours ago, maw lod qan said:

Very nice images!

To think the GRS is larger than the Earth. We live in an amazing Solar System.

Thanks... I'd still like to get a sharper image... but I just have to keep being out there when ever I can.... and yes, the solar system is amazing.

 

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Just now, Pete Presland said:

Very nicely captured, lovely details visible.

Thanks but I know that my 8" SCT can do better.

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16 hours ago, MarsG76 said:

Thanks but I know that my 8" SCT can do better.

When you get some really good seeing I am sure it will do.

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12 minutes ago, Pete Presland said:

When you get some really good seeing I am sure it will do.

Yeah definitely... My best from last year was considerably more detailed.

 

 

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That's rather beautiful MG, I imagine it is better placed for you down there, it is low here in Bulgaria so must be awful in the UK.

Alan

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1 hour ago, alan potts said:

That's rather beautiful MG, I imagine it is better placed for you down there, it is low here in Bulgaria so must be awful in the UK.

Alan

It's up near zenith thats why I'm sort of disappointing with this result... I should have better seeing but Jupiter isn't gone yet so there is still a chance.

 

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great shot MG, I like it, it shows some nice fine detail mate. charl.

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15 hours ago, xtreemchaos said:

great shot MG, I like it, it shows some nice fine detail mate. charl.

Hopefully in the next couple of nights (when I'm off from work)  I'll have a nice high pressure atmosphere with zero atmospheric winds and will be able to get my 2019 keeper shot.

 

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