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Neptune Image 2017/10/17(UT)


Here are more images of Neptune, from 17th October 2017. These display another (very bright) near-equatorial bright spot, 
the same one from the 14th & according very well with Marc Delcroix' recently-compiled ephemeris...as mentioned in earlier reports, 
these have become quite frequent this current apparition & are the focus of ongoing studies by both Keck & PVOL where their presence in such high-velocity, windy latitudes is gaining much interest...
The seeing conditions were very poor this night also (worse than 14th in many ways) but we managed a simple 2-frame animated sequence as well as one reasonably clear image for measurement purposes. :)

[Milika-Nicholas:Adelaide,South Australia]

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