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Posts Made By: Edward Roach

April 21, 2005 06:35 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Maurolycus

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi everyone,

This one is from the 16th of April. I used two alignment points on it and merged it back together. Since I'm imaging in Alt/Az and at 5fps, this seems to work best for my Lunar images.

Meade LX90 8" SCT @ f/24.5
Phillips ToUcam Pro 840
Edmund Optics R+IR band filter
Seeing 4-6/10
Frames= 260/1062 @ 5fps
Image taken at 2:07 UT on April 17, 2005
Resized 110%

Thanks,

Ed Roach

April 23, 2005 09:33 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Stofler & Faraday

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi all,

This image is also from the 16th. I also used two alignment points on this image. My Maurolycus image appears better than this one even though they were imaged one after another.

Meade LX90 8" SCT @ f.24.5
Phillips ToUcam Pro 840
Edmund Optics R+IR band filter
Seeing 4-6/10
Frames = 250/1056 @ 5fps
Image taken at 2:12 UT on April 17, 2005
Resized 110%

Thanks,

Ed Roach

April 24, 2005 06:52 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Vallis Alpes

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi everyone,

Here is another image from April 16. I tried this feature at f/35, but the seeing conditions didn't allow for it. I didn't get the famous rill along the floor of the valley and I'm wondering if it can be done with an 8" scope? Maybe it can be because seeing was only fair when I took this image and I think I can see a glimpse of it in the image, but maybe it's only wishful thinking. smile

Meade LX90 8" SCT @ f/24.5
Phillips ToUcam Pro 840
Edmund Optics R+IR band filter
Seeing 4-6/10
Frames= 260/1057 @ 5fps
Image taken at 1:28 UT on April 17, 2005
Resized 110%

Thanks,

Ed Roach

April 26, 2005 10:49 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Jupiter by leroi teiva

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi Everyone,

Take a look at the Jupiter images by leroi teiva on the Anacortes photo gallery for Solar System/Planets. They are some of the best I have ever seen.

Thanks,

Ed Roach

April 28, 2005 01:34 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Re: Jupiter April 17th processed

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi Eric,

Superb image, especially considering the low altitude you have this year. I noticed you imaged at 10fps. Will this adversely effect my images if I imaged at 10fps with my ToUcam in color optimized mode? I thought the information said to keep it at 5fps when using that modification.

Thanks,

Ed Roach

April 30, 2005 01:06 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Cassini

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi everyone,

Here is an image of Cassini I took on April 16, 2005. I tried it at f/35 but the seeing conditions wouldn't allow for it. This one taken at f/24.5 came out better.

Meade LX90 8" SCT @ f/24.5
Phillips ToUcam Pro 840
Edmund Optics R+IR band filter
Seeing 5/10
Frames= 260/1053 @ 5fps
Image Taken at 1:36 UT on April 17 2005
Resized 110%

Thanks for looking,

Ed Roach

May 3, 2005 04:23 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Re: sunspot 756

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi Eric,

One of the best Sunspot images I've seen.

Thanks,

Ed Roach

May 11, 2005 07:42 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Re: Jupiter May 9th, 2005

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi Eric,

A great image with nice details and color. I'm looking forward to more from that night.

Thanks,

Ed Roach

May 11, 2005 08:35 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Jupter May 10, 2005

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi Everyone,

I had a decent night last night for the first time in three weeks. It's nice to get some imaging in again. Here is Jupiter with Io's shadow on it. Seeing wasn't the best, but I'll take what I can get. I have several more avi's to process so maybe I'll get lucky with one.

Meade LX90 8" SCT @ f/35
TeleVue 3x barlow
Phillips ToUcam Pro 840
Baader UV-IR block filter
Seeing 5-6/10
Transparency 3-4/5
Frames= 653/1005 @ 10fps
Altitude 43 degrees
Image taken at 3:39 UT on May 11, 2005
Resized 90%

Thanks,

Ed Roach

May 13, 2005 12:50 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Re: Jupiter on May 11th, 2005: best so far this se

Posted By Edward Roach

Hi Eric,

Great results! I also tried that night but the good seeing never arrived. I gave up at about 11pm because the GRS was gone by then and my warm bed was too much to overcome. grin

Thanks,

Ed Roach