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Web Camera Images


Capture Notes: Philips SPC900 NC web camera, unless otherwise indicated, with an IR blocking filter. 8 inch Meade LXD55 SCT and 3X barlow. K3CCDTools version 1 was used to record the videos unless otherwise indicated. Camera settings recorded with WcCrtl unless otherwise indicated.
Processing Notes: Final processing has been done using Registax version 4 was used for stacking, Astra Image 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.


December 27, 2013 at 7:07 UT.

Camera settings: 1/33 second exposure, brightness: 50%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%, gain: 41%. 200 frames stacked. Seeing was poor to average (~2 to 3 out of 5). Angular diameter 46.7".

December 01, 2013 at 9:55 UT.

The shadow of Callisto is transiting Jupiter's disk at the lower left. Camera settings: 1/25 second exposure, brightness: 50%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%, gain: 30%. 550 frames stacked. Seeing was good to excellent (~4 to 4.5 out of 5). Angular diameter 44.9".

March 15, 2013 at 0:51 UT.

Camera settings: 1/25 second exposure, brightness: 50%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%, gain: 49%. 250 frames stacked. Seeing was poor to average (~2 to 3 out of 5). The sky was fairly hazy. Angular diameter 37.4".

January 07, 2013 at 3:04 UT.

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. Camera settings: 1/25 second exposure, brightness: 50%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%, gain: 41%. 350 frames stacked. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). Angular diameter 46.1".