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Tony G

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Jupiter from Les Grange
« on: Sep 16, 2010, 21:15:26 »
Well, didn't do as good as Mark, but it inspired me a bit to get Jupiter on the first night of astronomy at Olly's.
So here is my attempt using a Toucam Pro II and Skywatcher 200P reflector, approximately 500 frames processed in Registax and PSP



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PS.........Please be gentle, as its been a long time since my last image on here.
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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #1 on: Sep 16, 2010, 21:43:18 »
Well done Tony, despite my efforts with the torch you've got a lovely image there. There's loads of detail in the cloud banks.

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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #2 on: Sep 16, 2010, 21:53:05 »
Well done Tony, you've got more detail than I've ever achieved, and a nice red spot too.  Nice to see you imaging again. 

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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #3 on: Sep 16, 2010, 22:18:42 »

Tony,

Well done mate!  It's good to see someone else having a bash and what you've produced is great - certainly better than my first Jupiter.  You've actually managed to get a fair amount of detail there including the red spot.  Is that a moon there as well, right in the middle of the NEB (northern equatorial belt)?

Take a look at the Sky and Telescope Java utility: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/objects/javascript/jupiter
Feed in the date and time you took the image and it'll tell you if there was a moon transiting at the time.

Try reducing the green a bit and it'll look a bit more natural.

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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #4 on: Sep 16, 2010, 22:55:11 »
certainly looks good to me bud.

I'm with Mark, the colour balance is a bit off, but the detail you've got is fantastic.

Just needs a diffraction spike, or five.

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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #5 on: Sep 16, 2010, 23:42:54 »
Tony, I am really pleased that you have done so well!!!!!!What a good result
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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #6 on: Sep 17, 2010, 07:57:17 »
Well gone Tony  :D

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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #7 on: Sep 17, 2010, 09:27:30 »
Good shot Tony! Youv'e teased out a lot of detail in there. Nice GRS  coming into view.
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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #8 on: Sep 17, 2010, 21:38:10 »
Turned out well that Tony. Well done.
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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #9 on: Sep 17, 2010, 23:11:40 »
Nice Capture.

I agre with Ian, needs a few spikes added, ;)

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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #10 on: Sep 18, 2010, 13:04:20 »
That's come out very well Tony, I'd be very happy with that.

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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #11 on: Sep 19, 2010, 23:33:08 »
Tone Tone... Have you been playing with rockets again???

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Was interesting to note the lack of belt in the Pioneer image too, and the similarity of the colour balance. Though it was amended later in the flight.

Nice image mate. :cheesy:

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Re: Jupiter from Les Grange
« Reply #12 on: Sep 20, 2010, 08:22:36 »


Well Ian, this is what it looks like with the diffraction spikes (not my image) and I tend to agree, it does set it off abit doesn't it. :D
Thanks for the comments and I will try and process the image when I get a chance.

Jim the light didn't bother me at all as the scope was pointing in the other direction, I just wanted to start an arguement. :lol: ...........................Not really.
Mark, this isn't the first Jupiter that I done, its just that I have mainly been observing and not imaging for a while. http://gallery.orpington-astronomy.org.uk/displayimage-5-16.html
4 years, I didn't realise it was that long ago, and there was 2 bands then? :-?

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