May 8, 2015

seeing: above average

12.5" OGC RC @ f/9
Celestron Neximage 5
2500/6000 frames in Auto
Stakkert
Wavelets in Registax
Final tweaking in Photoshop
May 20, 2015

seeing: below average

12.5" OGC RC @ f/9
Celestron Neximage 5
3000/6000 frames in Auto
Stakkert
Wavelets in Registax
Final tweaking in Photoshop
May 13, 2015

seeing: average/above average

12.5" OGC RC @ f/9
Celestron Neximage 5
3000/6000 frames in Auto
Stakkert
Wavelets in Registax
Final tweaking in Photoshop
Ganymede's  and Io's shadows are
transiting the planet -- I'm not sure
which moon is just off to the right
May 25, 2015

seeing: above average

12.5" OGC RC @ f/9
Celestron Neximage 5
3000/6000 frames in Auto
Stakkert
Wavelets in Registax
Final tweaking in Photoshop

The image to the right was captured

about 25 minutes after the image to
the left
To the right and left, my very first 2
captures of Jupiter on May 3 and
May 7, 2015.

seeing: average

12.5" OGS RC @ f/9
Celestron Neximage 5

1500/6000 frames in AutoStakkert
Wavelets in Registax
Final tweaking in Photoshop
My first (digital) visualization of the
Great Red Spot! -- took me back to
the summer of 1974, when I
experienced another unforgettable
view -- my first telescopic encounter
with Saturn.