Solar System

Quiet Sun
February 11, 2006
Teleview Refracter, Coronado 60mm Hydrogen Alpha Filter, Canon Powershot G3 Camera
This image was taken with the generous assistance and equipment of Dr. Richard Jacobs

Saturn, Mercury and Venus Conjunction
June 26, 2005
Takahashi Epsilon 210, SBIG STL11000 Camera
RGB .1 second each filter
View 1272x521
View 2544x1042

May 22, 2004
14" SCT Telescope, SBIG ST-8XE Camera
Custom Scientific H-Alpha Filter
Best 82 out of 117 Fits images processed using Registax

August 31, 2003
1:00 a.m.
10" SCT Telescope, ToUcam Pro Webcamera
One thousand images stacked using Registax
Solis Locus 'the eye of Mars' is visible toward the upper right.

March 20, 2004
11:48 p.m.
14" SCT Telescope
ToUcam Pro
One Thousand Twelve images selected and stacked using Registax

The shadow near the center is from the moon Io, a little bit to the right of that is Io itself slightly red barely visible against the clouds. The shadow on the upper right is the moon Ganymede's shadow, and the moon visible to the right is Ganymede itself.

March 20, 2004
14" SCT Telescope
ToUcam Pro
1516 frame .avi movie stacked using Registax

September 27, 2003
10" SCT Telescope
Canon Powershot G3 Digital Camera
Forty images stacked using Registax

September 27, 2003
10" SCT Telescope
Canon Powershot G3 Digital Camera
Twenty images stacked using Registax

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