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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.


Mar. 15, 2013 at 0:51 UT

250 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 49%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was poor to good (about a 2 to 3 out of 5). The sky was fairly hazy. Angular diameter 37.4".
Mar. 15, 2013
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Jan. 07, 2013 at 3:04 UT

350 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was good (about a 3 out of 5). Red Spot Jr. is visible at the lower left hand side of Jupiter. Ganymede is visible in the uppper right hand side of this image. Angular diameter 46.1".
Jan. 07, 2013
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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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