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LocationPerrineville New Jersey
DateSeveral times from 5:46 to 7:45 pm EST
EquipmentFlea3 color camera, 2x Barlow and extension tube, 7.25" f/14 Schupmann medial, effective focal ratio f/35. Exposure 0.012 sec, frame rate 80 fps. Each image is a stack of the best 1500 frames from a video of 5500 frames. Processed in Registax5, composite made in PhotoShop
DescriptionThe composition shows a sequence of images of Jupiter showing the SEB revival region on Jupiter as it rotates into view. At the time, the SEB revival occupied over 85 degrees of longitude. The shadow of Ganymede is visible in the first 7 images of the sequence.
DateDecember 21, 2010
EquipmentNikon D7000 with a Nikon 600mm F/4 Lens
DescriptionLunar Eclipse December 21, 2010
LocationThe Oasis Restaurant, Austin, TX
Date12-06-2010 18:19 CST
EquipmentCanon 5D Mark II with 100-400mm lens
DescriptionThe moon and Mars are setting just after the moon occulted Mars. I also captured a video of the event at http://vimeo.com/17552128
LocationSarasota, FL, USA
Date12-01-2010 1:51 UT
EquipmentCelestron C14 Edge HD CGE Pro Mount Lumenera LU075 Astronomik Typ 2c RGB filters
DescriptionA line of ovals mark the re-emergence of Jupiter's Southern Equatorial Belt.
Date12/15/2010 5:00 AM
EquipmentCanon EOS 50D + Grip Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Slik 400 Pro Tripod Giga T Pro Hannel Rimote
DescriptionVenus is classified as a terrestrial planet and it is sometimes called Earth's "sister planet" due to the similar size, gravity, and bulk composition. Venus is covered with an opaque layer of highly reflective clouds of sulfuric acid, preventing its surface from being seen from space in visible light
Date8 Dec. 2.12 UTC
EquipmentC11 celestron + DMK21AU04. AS
DescriptionFirst image to detect the new storm on 8 December.
Date29 Nov 2010 05:49 UTC
Equipment10 inch f/6 Newtonian on Atlas EQ-G 4X Powermate TIS DFK21AF04.AS Bayer-matrix color
DescriptionJupiter on 29 Nov 10 showing the evolving SEB outbreak, with IO in the field, from Cupertino, CA: 37:18 N 122:03 W. Good seeing and transparency.
PhotographerJesus Carmona de Argila
EquipmentStacking 3,000 frames (1/218"). Telescope : Takahashi FS152N. Filter : Solarmax90 bf30, H-alpha 656.28nm <0.7A. Camera : Dmk21Af04. Software : RegiStax V5, Photoshop Cs2.
DescriptionActive region AR1117 compared with the Size of the Earth and with the Distance from Earth to the Moon.
LocationEast of De Soto, Kansas, USA.
Date12-06-10 23:40 UT
EquipmentCanon Rebel XTi (Hutech modified) with a 300mm NIKKOR lens @ f/8; 2 second exposure at ISO 100.
DescriptionAfter making the image of the Moon and Mars setting on the treeline, I quickly moved to higher ground and caught the pair close to one of the water towers in De Soto, Kansas.
DateNov 28 2010 735pm EST
EquipmentAPM 175mm APO @ f/32 SKYnyx Color CCD Celestron GEM CGE Mount.
DescriptionRebirth of Jupiter's South Equatarial Belt underway Red/Brown string of very obvious markings even visually prominent. Seeing 6/10 transparency 7/10