2017 Jupiter Images
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 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.
May 6, 2017 at 5:05 UT.
The Great Red Spot is visible in the lower left. Camera settings: 1/33 second exposure, brightness: 50%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%, gain: 48%. 500 frames stacked. Seeing was good (~4 out of 5). Angular diameter 43.1".