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Web Camera Images


July 17, 2005 at 2:31 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam, and 3X barlow. 1/25 second exposure. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). 800 frames stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Angular diameter 35.2".

July 16, 2005 at 2:29 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, and 3X barlow. 1/25 second exposure. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). 700 frames stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Angular diameter 35.3".

July 02, 2005 at 2:06 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, and 3X barlow. 1/25 second exposure. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). 1076 frames stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Angular diameter 36.7". Cirrus clouds were getting in the way while I was taking this picture.

June 19, 2005.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, and 3X barlow. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Camera settings: 1/25 second exposure, 10 fps for 2 minutes, gamma 0%, brightness, saturation and gain set to ~50%. Angular diameter 38.1". Jupiter sequence showing a transit of Io and an occultation of Ganymede. Io can be seen at the upper right on the frames, while its shadow can be seen crossing the planet's disk. Ganymede can be seen emerging from behind the planet at the lower left.

June 15, 2005 at 2:25 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, and 3X barlow. 1/25 second exposure. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). 700 frames stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Angular diameter 38.6".

June 15, 2005 at 2:43 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, at prime focus. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). 300 frames stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Composite of an overexposed image that brings out the moons and an image that was exposed so as to reveal the details of Jupiter's clouds. Angular diameter 38.6".

June 03, 2005.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, and 3X barlow. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Camera settings: 1/25 second exposure. 10 fps for 2 minutes. gamma 0%, brightness, saturation and gain set to ~50%. Angular diameter 38.1". Double transit of Io and Europa. Io is visible in the first image on the left. In the second image Europa can be seen on the right and Europa's shadow is to the left of Io. In the last image Io's shadow is on the left. Seeing started out fair around a 3 out of 5 and ended up around a 1 to 2 out of 5. Angular diameter 39.9".

June 03, 2005.

Double transit composite with annotations of the above four images.

June 02, 2005.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, and 3X barlow. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Camera settings: 1/25 second exposure. 10 fps for 2 minutes. gamma 0%, brightness, saturation and gain set to ~50%. Angular diameter 40.0". Jupiter sequence showing the rotation of the planet.

May 24, 2005 at 2:50 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, 3X barlow. Seeing was average to good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 900 Frames Stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Camera settings: 1/25 second exposure. 10 fps for 2 minutes. gamma 0%, brightness set to ~50%, gain about 40%. Angular diameter 41.0".

May 16, 2005.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, and 3X barlow. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Angular diameter 41.8". Jupiter sequence showing the rotation of the planet.

April 15, 2005 at 5:20 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, 3X barlow. Seeing was good (~4 out of 5). 513 Frames Stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Camera settings: 1/33 second exposure, rightness, saturation and gain all 50%, gamma about 0%. Angular diameter 44.0".

March 28, 2005 at 4:54 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, 3X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). 416 Frames Stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Camera settings: 1/33 second exposure, rightness, saturation and gain all 50%, gamma about 0%. Angular diameter 44.1".

March 05, 2005 at 9:55 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, 3X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). 700 Frames Stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Camera settings: 1/33 second exposure, rightness, saturation and gain all 50%, gamma about 0%. Angular diameter 42.9".

February 03, 2005 at 10:25 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips ToUcam Pro web camera, 3X barlow. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). 500 Frames Stacked. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Video frames stacked with Registax. Camera settings: 1/33 second exposure, rightness, saturation and gain all 50%, gamma about 0%. Angular diameter 39.8". Ganymede is to the left of Jupiter.