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Uranus Image 2010/06/12(UT)


Carlos E. Hernandez (Drawing:9-inch (23-cm) F/13.5 Maksutov- Cassegrain)
I made an observation of Uranus on June 12, 2010. I was only able to note a mild 
brightening over the middle (equator) of the disk and limb darkening.

Date (U.T.): June 12, 2010
Time (U.T.): 08:30
CM 35.3*W, Ls 10.8, De 13.5, Ds 10.7
Diameter 3.5 arc-seconds
Instrument: 9-inch (23-cm) F/13.5 Maksutov-Cassegrain
Magnification: 388x
Filters: None (IL)
Seeing (1-10): 6-7, Antoniadi (I-V): III-II
Transparency (1-6): 4

A wide field view of Jupiter and Uranus in the same eyepiece field (78x). 
Jupiter and Uranus (5.8m) were separated by 36.7 arc-minutes. A star (HIP 417, 
6.30m) was visible 24 arc-minutes from Jupiter.

[Carlos.E. Hernandez  South Florida U.S.A ]

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