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Image of the day 10/01/2019

Uranus clouds - September 24, 2019, 



    
        

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Uranus clouds - September 24, 2019

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

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 290MM

Mounts: Dario Pires Mechanicals Germanic Equatorial

Filters: Baader Planetarium IR-Pass 685

Accessory: Televue Barlow 3x



Resolution: 488x412

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

Very good seeing conditions for Uranus at last dawn, the planet barely moved on the field for at least 2 minutes on IR! Small white spots are visible, perhaps thunderstorms that form large layers of ammonia crystal clouds in the upper atmosphere of the planet. We lived in a fantastic time, 20 years ago I could not imagine getting details in the atmosphere of Uranus with amateur instruments!

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Uranus clouds - September 24, 2019, 



    
        

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