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Neptune Image 2016/10/02(UT)
Stanislas Maksmowicz,David Gray
Stanislas Maksymowicz (280mm,230mm cassegrain or 200mm VMC or 150mm refracter)|
[Stanislas Maksymowicz Ecquevilly,France]
David Gray (415mm Dall-Kirkham)|
Particularly good conditions and at least one light area suggested:
the suspected elongated stretch possibly a lighter STZ if rea!
As I mentioned before with my Aug. 22 postc.again I get that faint tan hue to Triton.
The satellite was near sparkling in the very good transparency but still perplexed to get colour in a mag.
13.5 object. All the way back to the late 1960s (10 inch Newtonian then) I wondered if it were nearer 12.8 to 13.2.
Even so a rather weak hue to catch in that faintness albeit with the bigger scope now,
(and the planet ever higher than I have seen it) ¬ I plumb for the complimentary/inverse effect with blue
[David Gray: Spennymoor Co. Durham,United Kingdom]