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    Default Poor Jupiter in poor conditions



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    Some snow got into my observatory when I rolled off the roof. I probably should have knocked it off first. Equipment is fine just annoying. -10c last night but it didn't feel that cold despite the windchill being -16 It was actually clearish, but the seeing was poor as is typical. What I didn't realize is that snow had blown all over the corrector. With Jupiter almost straight up I simply didn't notice. I wasn't using my dew heater since I still have it inside from taking it to my other site last week. No doubt that further degraded the image, but still figured I'd post this. It's been a while.
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    Default Re: Poor Jupiter in poor conditions

    Poor image??! That looks great I think! Way to go!
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    Default Re: Poor Jupiter in poor conditions

    Too bad the snow massed with the image, nonetheless it is still pretty nice I'd say. Nice job Andrew
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    Default Re: Poor Jupiter in poor conditions

    I feel your pain with the weather. I made the mistake of buying a new mount and its been cloudy for ages, surprisingly ;-) I even tried to get outside tonight, but before I could do anything useful it clouded over. Still you got a half decent image, that most of us would be excited about.

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    Default Re: Poor Jupiter in poor conditions

    Hello Corpusse. Well, even with the snow in the observatory, you still came away with a nice Jupiter image. The two equatorial belts, polar caps, and the GRS show nicely. Thanks for sharing this capture with us, and best of regards.
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    Default Re: Poor Jupiter in poor conditions

    AWESOME CORP!!!!!!!!!!!!Its all there,great job,WELL IN MATE!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Default Re: Poor Jupiter in poor conditions

    Now I wait for snow so I can shovel it on my scope and get a nice image too
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    Default Re: Poor Jupiter in poor conditions

    For me looks great, happy to see again your photos...

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    Default Re: Poor Jupiter in poor conditions

    It looks like that C-11 did you justice. nice image

 

 

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