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Web Camera Images


Capture Notes: 8 inch Meade LXD55 SCT, Philips SPC900NC web camera, unless otherwise indicated, and an IR blocking filter. Camera settings were recorded with WcCrtl. K3CCDTools version 1 was used to record the videos unless otherwise indicated.
Image Notes: South is down unless otherwise indicated.


May 23, 2011 at 2:00 UT.

The North Temperate Zone storm is visible. Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 67%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 350 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). Angular diameter 18.6".

May 08, 2011 at 5:01 UT.

The North Temperate Zone storm is visible. Imaging Source DBK 21AF04.AS color camera. Camera settings: exposure 1/5 second, brightness 100%, gain 100%, saturation 51%. 175 frames stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good (~4 out of 5). Angular diameter 19.0".

May 08, 2011 at 4:27 UT.

The North Temperate Zone storm is visible. Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 67%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 300 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good (~4 out of 5). Angular diameter 19.0".

May 04, 2011 at 5:20 UT.

The Northern Hemisphere storm has grown to cover the entire North Temperate Zone. Imaging Source DBK 21AF04.AS color camera. Camera settings: exposure 1/5 second, brightness 100%, gain 100%, saturation 51%. 175 frames stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was average to good (~3 to 4 out of 5). Angular diameter 19.0".

May 04, 2011 at 4:24 UT.

The North Temperate Zone storm is visible. Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 67%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 450 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was average to good (~3 to 4 out of 5). Angular diameter 19.0".

January 29, 2011 at 12:06 UT.

Notice that there is a very large storm in the North Temperate Zone. Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 67%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 150 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor to good (~2 out of 5). Angular diameter 18.1".