Jupiter and moons

On the left is Jupiter with Io; on the right, Europa-Ganymede-Jupiter-Io.

These are my first images with my Celestron Neximage 5 planetary camera. Considering that I made lots of technical errors, that Jupiter was nearly 4 hours past transit and below 45 degrees altitude, and seeing was average at best, I think they turned out rather well. The right-hand image was processed with excessive contrast.

my back yard; March 29, 8:15-8:55 PM, ; T=+2 C, seeing fair to average. Celestron NI5 on 150mm with 2X Powermate; no filters. Stack of 245 images (best 15% of video frames, 2 minute exposure).



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