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Jupiter Images From 2016.


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.


Jun. 06, 2016 at 4:05 UT

200 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was poor to good (about a 2 to 3 out of 5). Angular diameter 36.6".
Jun. 06, 2016
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May 11, 2016 at 1:57 UT

500 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was very good (about a 4 out of 5). Angular diameter 39.6".
May 11, 2016
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May 07, 2016 at 3:01 UT

200 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was very poor (about 1 out of 5). The Great Red Spot is visible in the lower left. Angular diameter 40.0".
May 07, 2016
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May 06, 2016 at 1:57 UT

500 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was good (about 3 out of 5). Ganymede's shadow is visible in the upper right. Red Spot Jr. is visible in the lower right. Angular diameter 40.2".
May 06, 2016
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May 04, 2016 at 2:43 UT

400 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was good (about a 3 out of 5). Angular diameter 40.4".
May 04, 2016
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Jan. 30, 2016 at 10:24 UT

200 frames stacked. Brightness: 50%. Gain 41%. Gamma 0%. Saturation 100%. Seeing was poor (about a 2 out of 5). Angular diameter 42.4".
Jan. 30, 2016
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