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Neptune Image 2016/08/24(UT)


Milika-Nicholas (355mm SCT)
In total we captured 6 images of Neptune on 24th August using the iR610nm filter 
where a bright spot was clearly revealed - we quickly processed the first capture, 
detected the spot on the F limb & settled in to capture as many subsequent images as possible. :)
I include several of the best single images here, a reversing animation of all 6 iR610nm captures plus 
another animation showing the spot movement between 2 of the best captures
Also a final capture in iR685nm which does appear to display another spot on the F limb 
as the spot mentioned above begins to approach the P limb...
the last iR610 images in the longer animation do seem to hint at this F limb spot as well, although very faintly. 
The 685 filter does give much better contrast in our opinion but 10 frames per second is a slow frame-rate for sure! :)

[Milika-Nicholas:Adelaide,South Australia]

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