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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.


June 23, 2012 at 2:25 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 79%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 150 frames stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). Angular diameter 17.9".

June 23, 2012 at 2:07 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain ~65%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 150 frames stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). Angular diameter 17.9".

May 20, 2012 at 4:10 UT.

Observing Location: Meteor Crater, Arizona. Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 71%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 500 frames stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good (~4 out of 5). Angular diameter 18.8".

May 20, 2012 at 3:41 UT.

Observing Location: Meteor Crater, Arizona. Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 71%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 300 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good (~4 out of 5). Angular diameter 18.8".

April 24, 2012 at 6:18 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain ~67%, saturation 100%. 100 frames stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). Angular diameter 19.1".

April 24, 2012 at 6:04 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 65%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 250 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). Angular diameter 19.1".

April 21, 2012 at 6:53 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 76%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 350 frames stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). Angular diameter 19.1".

April 21, 2012 at 6:08 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain ~65%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 300 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). Angular diameter 19.1".

April 18, 2012 at 6:30 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 67%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 175 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). Angular diameter 19.1".