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Jupiter | 2018-08-14 3:40 UTC | Color, 


            Ethan & Geo Chappel

Technical card

Resolution: 393x363

Date:Aug. 14, 2018

Time: 03:40

CMI: 248.90

CMII: 184.00

CMIII: 74.30

Seeing: 4

Transparency: 9

Locations: Home, Cibolo, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard


Soon after an exhausting two weeks of astrophotography in July, I went to the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia to do some radio astronomy projects in ERIRA. I highly recommend looking at the program if you're a university student and have even a slight interest in astronomy and research. While I was there I calculated the mass of Jupiter using three of my images and landed less than one percent above the accepted value! Three days after returning from WV, I resumed imaging from home under average seeing and good transparency. I used my Tele Vue 2.5x Powermate for this and the next few nights.

The North Temperate Belt has almost disappeared.
A brown barge on the North Equatorial Belt is near the central meridian.
The Equatorial Zone is tinted orange.



Ethan & Geo Chappel
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Jupiter | 2018-08-14 3:40 UTC | Color, 


            Ethan & Geo Chappel

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