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Jupiter - Looming Larger, 



    
        

            Jason Guenzel

Jupiter - Looming Larger

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging
Jupiter - Looming Larger, 



    
        

            Jason Guenzel

Jupiter - Looming Larger

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TPO 12" f/4 Imaging Newtonian

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MM Pro

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Software: PixInsight  ·  Autostakkert!3  ·  WinJupos  ·  firecapture  ·  Adobe Photoshop

Filters: Astronomik Deep-Sky R 1.25"  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky B 1.25"  ·  Astronomik Deep-Sky G 1.25"  ·  Astronomik ProPlanet 742 IR-pass 1.25"  ·  Chroma U-Band Bessell 1.25"

Accessory: TeleVue 5x Powermate


Date: July 2, 2020

Time: 02:00

Frames: 13750


Resolution: 1080x1080

Data source: Backyard

Description

In 10 days, on July 14th, Earth will pass between the Sun and our friendly gas giant. This places Jupiter closest to us and is a great time to photograph it.

I took this shot in early morning a couple days ago. This is one of my better renditions of the planet, considering it’s still only about 25 degrees above the horizon here. This one displays the Great Red Spot.

I had a little fun with the coloration, using NIR, RGB, and UV for the red, green, and blue channels, respectively.

Enjoy!

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Jupiter - Looming Larger, 



    
        

            Jason Guenzel

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