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Posts Made By: Pernel Johnson

December 28, 2011 05:48 AM Forum: AstroMart FAQ

AstroMart "Busy"

Posted By Pernel Johnson

Hi Nick,
When you do a search just remove the pre-populated date before clicking on the "Search" button.

June 3, 2012 06:45 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Venus -3 days

Posted By Pernel Johnson

Excellent image, Joe!

I made an attempt at taking an image yesterday too. I was using my TEC-140, a 25mm Ultrascopic eyepiece, and a solar filter to find the Sun and then move Sun out of the FOV. Knowing about where Venus was located I nudged the scope up and to the left until I found it. Here's my afocal attempt using my point and shoot camera. The actual view was much sharper. Oh, image was taken at 2054 UT on June 6, 2012.

July 2, 2013 05:41 AM Forum: Astro-Physics

Starfire 178 and 152 f/9 at Neaf

Posted By Pernel Johnson

Nice photo, John. If I had to choose between one of those I'd be hard pressed to say which one it be. grin