Sunday, 30 December 2012

Just about sums it up–Another cloudy night in 2012!


A couple of days after full Moon.

Well……….It is Christmas!!

Xmas lights

Jupiter last night

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I managed these last night before the clouds returned.

Another Murky Sun

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All a bit mucky really - the Sun was really low 12° above the horizon - although the sky was clear the image was boiling all over the place!!  42/120 frames, 24 flats. Evostar 120 Achromat.  Canon 1100D, 1/1000 sec, ISO 100, Baader film.

Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Boxing Day Sun

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Bizibilder has almost forgotten what the Sun looked like!  First image since the 16th due to the weather!

Sunday, 16 December 2012

Murky Sun

The Sun through the murk and clouds today - 73 of 120 frames stacked.  Altitude of the Sun 13° (that's my excuse, anyway!)
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Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Even more Jupiter images!

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Full size is here: Jupiter

And an animation of the above:


Jupiter on 2nd December:

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And an animation made from the frames above:


Sunday, 2 December 2012

Two big balls of gas!!

From last night – Jupiter, this time through a larger scope but with poor seeing - Click for bigger:

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And the biggest gas ball of all – this morning:

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