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Web Camera Images


Capture Notes: Philips SPC900 NC , 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.
Image Notes: South is down.


September 16, 2018 at 1:13 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 73%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 500 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). Angular diameter 16.9".

September 11, 2018 at 1:15 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 68%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 300 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). Angular diameter 17.1".

August 12, 2018 at 2:44 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 84%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 450 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). Angular diameter 17.9".

July 4, 2018 at 5:45 UT.

Camera settings: exposure 1/25 second, brightness 50%, gain 67%, gamma 0%, saturation 100%. 300 frames stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was average (~3 out of 5). Angular diameter 18.4".