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Date10/06/12 ~4:30 EDT
EquipmentC14 telescope, Flea3 camera, Orion Shorty 2x barlow and Astronomik filters
DescriptionJupiter, about 2 months from opposition. The planet is still showing a slight gibbous phase.
PhotographerSean Scott Walker
EquipmentCelestron 8inch EdgeHD with an Imaging Source DMK51AU02.AS with a Televue 4x Powermate on a Celeston ASGT CG-5 mount.
DescriptionJupiter and its moon Io. This is my first pic of Jupiter.
DateNov 25, 2012 20.19 UT
EquipmentNextstar 11 GPS / DBK11AF04
DescriptionTechnical data: Nextstar 11 GPS f/23, 500 frames/700 1/38" 30 fps
PhotographerAnnette DeGiovine Oliveira
LocationCuster Observatory, Southold, NY
DateNovember 11, 2012 6:19am
EquipmentCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT, f/5.6, Exposure time 8 seconds, ISO 400, Focal length 75mm
DescriptionPhoto of rising Venus and Crescent moon in the pre-dawn sky.
PhotographerEfrain Morales Rivera
LocationAguadilla, Puerto Rico
EquipmentLX200ACF 12 in. OTA, F30, CGE mount, Flea3 Ccd, TeleVue 3x barlows, Astronomik LRGB filter set.
DescriptionJupiter on the morning of August 15th with the moon Europa transiting the disc, GRS coming into view with red jr getting closer, Disturbances through out the NEB is still present.
Date11/09/2012 10:15pm EST
EquipmentMeade LX50 10"SCT and an Imaging Source DFK21AU04 camera. I also used a 2x Barlow for an f/20 focal raio
DescriptionThe seeing was fairly good in Southeastern Pennsylvania on this evening. Unfortunately, there were not any Galilean moon transits taking place and the Great Red Spot was on the other side of the planet at the time. However, Jupiter's clouds are most impressive with Io nearby.
Date3 Oct 2012 / 1149 UT
DescriptionThe International Space Station joins the view with a Venus and Regulus in the early morning sky over Phoenix, Arizona.
Date15 July, 2012; 03:20 a.m. (UT)
EquipmentTechnical Details Optics Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L Mount Tripod Camera Canon EOS 450d Filters Date 15 July, 2012; 03:20 a.m. (UT) Location Korinthos, Greece Exposure 0.5 sec, ISO 800 Programs used Photoshop
DescriptionAbout this image A rare sky event occured in the early morning hours on Sunday, July 15th 2012. The Moon passed in front of the planet Jupiter and its four satellites, and blocked them from our views for about an hour. This phenomenon is known as Jupiter occultation by the Moon. Jupiter, Io and Europa "exiting" the Moon with a bright meteor at close proximity.
LocationCupertino, CA USA
Date30 May 2012 06:21 UTC
Equipment10 inch f/6 home-built Newtonian 5x Powermate @ f/30 Flea 3 Bayer-matrix color camera Orion Atlas EQ-G mount
DescriptionSaturn imaged from Northern California, San Jose area, in variable seeing (good to average). The image shows the main cloud band structure; the C-ring is plainly visible, with the shadows of planet-on-rings and rings-on-planet also evident.
EquipmentStarfire 130mm Sony Camera Eyepiece projection
DescriptionYoung cresent Venus at about 66 hours after transit.