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Image of the day 10/26/2021

    Venus - October 17, 2021, 



    Venus - October 17, 2021

    Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Dario Pires Optics Newtonian 16" f/4.8 german equatorial

    Imaging cameras: Player One Neptune-C II (IMX464)

    Mounts: Dario Pires Mechanicals Germanic Equatorial

    Software: Fitswork  ·  Astraimage  ·  Registax 6  ·  WinJUPOS  ·  Autostakkert! Autostackert! 2.6.8

    Filters: QHYCCD IR850 Pass  ·  Baader Planetarium UV filter

    Accessory: Televue Barlow 3x

    Resolution: 669x523

    Locations: Otus Observatory, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

    Data source: Backyard


    After a brief period of rain the sky finally opened up enough for a new capture of Venus. Interestingly the details in deep IR are getting less and less visible, I imagine the phase angle of the planet has an influence on that. However in the ultraviolet the details are always interesting!



    Venus - October 17, 2021,