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Jupiter Images from 2012.


Philips SPC900 NC web camera at 1/33 second exposure, unless otherwise indicated, with an IR blocking filter. 8 inch Meade LXD55 SCT and 3X barlow. Registax verions 4 was used for stacking. Final processing has been done using AstraImage for removing diagonal bands through Fast Fourier Transform edits and for applying deconvolution. Photoshop CS2 or Paint Shop Pro 9 have been used for adjusting levels, curves and color, while Neat Image is used for digital noise removal. K3CCDTools version 1 was used to record the videos unless otherwise indicated. Camera settings were recorded with WcCrtl unless otherwise indicated.


Dec. 30, 2012 at 3:44 UT

350 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was good (about a 3 out of 5). Angular diameter 47.0".
Dec. 30, 2012
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Dec. 22, 2012 at 6:09 UT

250 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was between poor and good (about a 2 to 3 out of 5). The sky was fairly hazy. Angular diameter 47.6".
Dec. 22, 2012
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Dec. 12, 2012 at 6:02 UT

200 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was poor (about a 2 out of 5). Angular diameter 48.2".
Dec. 12, 2012
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Dec. 05, 2012 at 7:05 UT

350 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Europa is visible at the upper left. Seeing was very good (about a 4 out of 5). There was some haze this night but it did not impact the seeing. Angular diameter 48.4".
Dec. 05, 2012
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Dec. 02, 2012 at 6:43 UT

400 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 48%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. The Great Red Spot is visible at the lower right. Seeing was very good (about a 4 out of 5). There was some haze this night but it did not impact the seeing. Angular diameter 48.4".
Dec. 02, 2012
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Nov. 28, 2012 at 8:15 UT

350 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was good (about a 3 out of 5). Angular diameter 48.4".
Nov. 28, 2012
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Nov. 21, 2012 at 7:36 UT

350 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was good (about a 3 out of 5). Angular diameter 48.2".
Nov. 21, 2012
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Nov. 17, 2012 at 8:27 UT

350 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. The Great Red Spot and Red Spot Jr. are visible in this image. Europa is visible to the upper right. Seeing was good (about a 3 out of 5). Angular diameter 48.0".
Nov. 17, 2012
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Oct. 21, 2012 at 8:54 UT

150 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. The Great Red Spot and Red Spot Jr. are visible in this image. Seeing was poor (about a 2 out of 5). Angular diameter 45.6".
Oct. 21, 2012
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