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Saturn Image 2019/04/07(UT)

Clyde Foster,Trevor Barry,Paul Maxson,Damian Peach

Clyde Foster
Seeing was below average with heavy dew. I suspect a bright equatorial spot just to the right of the CM in R,but not confirmed.

[Clyde Foster:Centurion,South Africa]

Trevor Barry
Saturn April 7th in fair seeing,not as good as April 6th but nevertheless resolving components of the North Polar Storm.
Again the linear structure of components within the polar storm are resolved with the morphology being a mix of individual bright cells and a continuous bright band from limb to limb.
I measure individual bright cells to be at approx Lat+64.2 L3 90.8,Lat+64.4 L3 76.2; note the image used for these measurements was s2019-04-07_19-06_ir_tba the zoom function within WinJUPOS was set at 2.05. Again,
the animation,which is only 2 frames covering 25 minutes of rotation,hint at other structure between the linear band and the hexagon. The two bright spots within the band are well seen in the animation.
This Ch4 data seems to resolve a bright feature in the EZ,through 2018 I regularly resolved a Ch4 component associated with the long lived bright EZ feature but on this occasion nothing shows up at other wavelengths so this may just be noise.


[Trevor Barry:Broken Hill:Australia]

Paul Maxson

[ Paul Maxson:Surprise,Arizona,United States]

Damian Peach
Under average seeing.

[Damian Peach: Loudwater,Buckinghamshire,United Kingdom]

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