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Part 5 | Planetary Images

Last Update: 5 January 2002


Part 1 | The Canon Powershot G1 Camera
Part 2 | First Astroimages with G1
Part 3 | Lunar Images
Part 4 | Trying Deepsky
Part 5 | Imaging the Planets
Part 6 | Comets


Imaging Planets

The 2 January 2002 Session in the Kronshagen Observatory

I used the chance and made a number of images through Hubert Paulus refractor with my G1 camera.


The 6 December 2001 Session


The 19 November 2001 Session

Here are some images from a session on the 19 November 2001 with my GP 102M Achromatic Refractor.

Saturn Images with the Canon G1

Sorry for the date and time printed into the image. That should mean CET instead of UT.

Saturn

  • Instrument: f=1:9.8 Vixen GP 102M Achromatic Refractor 102/1000mm + 12.5mm projection + 25mm Orthoscopic eyepiece
  • Film: Canon Powershot G1
  • Date: 19 November 2001 | 21.31 CET
  • Note: 7 images added stacked with IRIS 3.54 and small colour adjustments with PaintShop Pro 5

Saturn

  • Instrument: f=1:9.8 Vixen GP 102M Achromatic Refractor 102/1000mm + 12.5mm projection + 25mm Orthoscopic eyepiece
  • Film: Canon Powershot G1
  • Date: 19 November 2001 | 22.33 CET
  • Note: 3 colour image from 13; remarkable is the blueish colour supposed to come from the infrared component.

Saturn | different approach

  • Instrument: f=1:9.8 Vixen GP 102M Achromatic Refractor 102/1000mm + 12.5mm projection + 25mm Orthoscopic eyepiece
  • Film: Canon Powershot G1
  • Date: 19 November 2001 | 22.33 CET
  • Note: Same as above but split the image to RGB and added RGL, were L is the GrayScale component. Just an experiment ...

Saturn with the webcam

  • Instrument: f=1:9.8 Vixen GP 102M Achromatic Refractor 102/1000mm + 12.5mm projection
  • Film: PS39 Webcam
  • Date: 19 November 2001 | 20.30 CET
  • Note: PS39 Webcam with 160*120 pixel; resized the images and stacked. (6 images))

Jupiter Images with the Canon G1

Sorry for the date and time printed into the image. That should mean CET instead of UT.

Jupiter was not that high in the sky, so seeing was quite poor.

Jupiter

  • Instrument: f=1:9.8 Vixen GP 102M Achromatic Refractor 102/1000mm + 12.5mm projection + 25mm Orthoscopic eyepiece
  • Film: Canon Powershot G1
  • Date: 19 November 2001 | 21.47 CET
  • Note: Extracted the green component from 3 images added

Jupiter

  • Instrument: f=1:9.8 Vixen GP 102M Achromatic Refractor 102/1000mm + 12.5mm projection + 25mm Orthoscopic eyepiece
  • Film: Canon Powershot G1
  • Date: 19 November 2001 | 21.51 CET
  • Note: Extracted the green component from 20 images added

Jupiter

  • Instrument: f=1:9.8 Vixen GP 102M Achromatic Refractor 102/1000mm + 12.5mm projection + 25mm Orthoscopic eyepiece
  • Film: Canon Powershot G1
  • Date: 19 November 2001 | 22.09 CET
  • Note: Extracted the green component from 20 images added

Jupiter

  • Instrument: f=1:9.8 Vixen GP 102M Achromatic Refractor 102/1000mm + 12.5mm projection + 25mm Orthoscopic eyepiece
  • Film: Canon Powershot G1
  • Date: 19 November 2001 | 22.24 CET
  • Note: Extracted the green component from 15 images added

Jupiter

  • Instrument: f=1:9.8 Vixen GP 102M Achromatic Refractor 102/1000mm + teleconverter + 25mm Orthoscopic eyepiece
  • Film: Canon Powershot G1
  • Date: 19 November 2001 | 22.45 CET
  • Note: These are 2 images at 640*480 resolution



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