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Jupiter Image 2001/11/25(UT)

Ed Grafton

Ed Grafton
Ed Grafton (14 inch f/11 Celestron SCT, ST6 CCD medium resolution mode)

2001/11/25 08:57 & 09:18(UT)
A cold front moved through Houston Texas on the 24th and cleared the skies.
I was very supprised to see that the seeing was good only 24 hrs later,
quite unusual for my location. The temperature was a little cool, in the mid
50's F in the early mourning hours.

        Eyepiece Projection @ f/68 w/10mm plossel, projected 70mm,
aprox..23 arc seconds per pixel
Integration Times for the 8:57 image
    3 BLUE  + IR rejection, .6  seconds, Edmunds filters
    3 GREEN + IR rejection, .6  seconds, Edmunds filters
    3 RED	+ IR rejection, .6  seconds, Edmunds filters
    6 IR bloocker only      .3 seconds, Edmunds IR Blocker
    Integration Times for the 9:18 image
    3 BLUE  + IR rejection, .6  seconds, Edmunds filters
    3 GREEN + IR rejection, .6  seconds, Edmunds filters
    3 RED	+ IR rejection, .6  seconds, Edmunds filters
    7 IR bloocker only      .3 seconds, Edmunds IR Blocker
Seeing was average to good 6-7/10. Transparency was excellent 9/10, wind
calm, no dew. The shadow is from the moon Europa.

E-Mail: egrafton@ghg.net
   [Ed Grafton, Houston Texas]

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