Thursday, October 9, 2008

Jupiter 2008-10-08

Observation logs

Object: Jupiter

Origin:ObservationManager - SolarSystem Catalog 1.0
ObserverMichael A. Phillips Mr.
Begin2008-10-07 um 19:50:00-05:00
End2008-10-07 um 20:30:00-05:00
Seeing2 (good)
EyepiecePowerMate (V=812.8)
FilterAstronomik LRGB Color
Sitzung2008-10-07 um 19:50:00-05:00
Visual impression

  • GRS is setting on the right (West). No transit, but great movement in the animation. Seeing cooperated well too!


Sessions: 2008-10-07 um 19:50:00-05:00

Begin:2008-10-07 um 19:50:00-05:00
End:2008-10-07 um 20:40:00-05:00
Weather:Haze and thin clouds S: 8/10 T: 1/5
Equipment:I used: Ubuntu 8.04 Linux and custom coriander 8" Celestron C8i SCT DMK 21AF04 2.5x PowerMate Astronomik LRGB filters True Tek Color Filter Wheel with visu diag
Comments:Not a night I'd normally be going out as a slow moving cold front was moving in and brought a great amount of humidity and haze. Seeing forecast was good so I eyeballed the skies near Jupiter and decided to take a stab at it, especially with an attempt at an Io transit too. (Missed that)
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Observer: Michael A. Phillips Mr.

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Site: Home

Timezone:UT-300 min
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Optics: C8i

Aperture:203.0 mm
Focal length:2032.0 mm
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Eyepiece: PowerMate

Focal length:2.5 mm
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Filter: Astronomik LRGB

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CCD Camera: DMK21AF04

Vendor:The Image Source
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Created: 10/09/2008 22:39:22

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