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10cm Meade SC FL=1000mm - RA tracking only

20cm Skywatcher Dobsonian FL=1200mm - alt-az drift scan only

20cm Meade LX200 FL=2000mm alt az tracking
Located in the hamlet of Yarker, township of Stone Mills, province of Ontario, Canada

  • The ZWO ASI20MC camera (2014 September) Sensor: 1/3" CMOS AR0130CS(Color) Resolution: 1.2Mega Pixels 1280x960 Pixel Size: 3.75µm Exposure Range: 64µs-1000s
  • The SBIG ST402ME (2006) gives 765x510 pixels. Pixel size=9 microns Exposure range 0.09-3600sec
  • The Olivon digital eyepiece gives 1024x768 pixels.
  • The Orion Starshoot Solar system Colour IV camera gives 1280x1024 pixels pixel size 3.6 microns

    2016 * 2015 * 2014 and 2013

    Date Last Generated / Number of sessions / Number of Images:

  • Sat Mar 25 23:01:01 EDT 2017 29 75




    20170131


    20170131 GIF




    20170130


    20170130 GIF




    20161123


    20161123 GIF

    FireCapture v2.5  Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Observer=kevin kell
    Location=scgo yarker ontario canada
    Scope=20cm meade lx200gps x2barlow f20
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=32.31"
    Magnitude=-1.75
    CMI=201.7 CMII=253.9 CMIII=337.0  (during mid of capture)
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    Resolution=0.17"
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    Date=20161123
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    FPS (avg.)=24
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    Gain=50 (50%)
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    Gamma=50 (off)
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    WRed=50
    SoftwareGain=10 (off)
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    Histogramm(max)=191
    Histogramm=74%
    Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
    AutoAlign=true
    Limit=120 Seconds
    Sensor temperature=-5.5 C
    




    20161119


    20161119 GIF

    FireCapture v2.5  Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Observer=kevin kell
    Location=scgo yarker ontario canada
    Scope=20cm meade lx200gps x2barlow f20
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=32.08"
    Magnitude=-1.74
    CMI=335.5 CMII=57.9 CMIII=139.9  (during mid of capture)
    FocalLength=4600mm (F/23)
    Resolution=0.17"
    Filename=jupiter_20161119_113650_Exposure=46.4ms.avi
    Date=20161119
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    Bit depth=8bit
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    ROI(Offset)=258x184
    FPS (avg.)=21
    Shutter=46.44ms
    Gain=50 (50%)
    HighSpeed=on
    SoftwareGain=10 (off)
    WBlue=90
    USBTraffic=51
    Gamma=50 (off)
    AutoExposure=off
    Brightness=0
    WRed=50
    AutoHisto=75 (off)
    Histogramm(min)=0
    Histogramm(max)=197
    Histogramm=77%
    Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
    AutoAlign=true
    Limit=30 Seconds
    Sensor temperature=13.2 C
    




    20161114


    20161114 GIF

    FireCapture v2.5  Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Observer=kevin kell
    Location=scgo yarker ontario canada
    Scope=20cm meade lx200gps x2barlow f20
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=31.80"
    Magnitude=-1.72
    CMI=249.9 CMII=10.5 CMIII=91.3  (during mid of capture)
    FocalLength=1350mm (F/6)
    Resolution=0.58"
    Filename=jupiter_20161114_110917_Exposure=8.1ms.avi
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    Gain=50 (50%)
    AutoHisto=75 (off)
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    Histogramm=80%
    Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
    AutoAlign=true
    Limit=120 Seconds
    Sensor temperature=11.8 C
    




    20161113


    20161113 GIF

    FireCapture v2.5  Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Observer=kevin kell
    Location=scgo yarker ontario canada
    Scope=20cm meade lx200gps x2barlow f20
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=31.75"
    Magnitude=-1.72
    CMI=86.8 CMII=215.1 CMIII=295.6  (during mid of capture)
    FocalLength=1350mm (F/6)
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    Histogramm=12%
    Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
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    Sensor temperature=8.8 C
    




    20161107


    20161107 GIF

    FireCapture v2.5 beta Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Observer=kevin kell
    Location=scgo yarker ontario canada
    Scope=20cm meade lx200gps x2barlow f20
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
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    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=31.46"
    Magnitude=-1.71
    CMI=215.1 CMII=29.3 CMIII=108.1  (during mid of capture)
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    Histogramm=84%
    Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
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    Limit=60 Seconds
    Sensor temperature=2.0 C
    




    20161106


    20161106 GIF




    20160506


    20160506 GIF

    FireCapture v2.5 beta Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Ganymede shadow transit
    Observer=kevin kell
    Location=scgo yarker ontario canada
    Scope=20cm meade lx200gps x2barlow f20
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=40.19"
    Magnitude=-2.23
    CMI=206.6 CMII=355.3 CMIII=24.9  (during mid of capture)
    FocalLength=4600mm (F/23)
    Resolution=0.17"
    Filename=jupiter_20160506_011252_Exposure=31.8ms.avi
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    AutoAlign=true
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    Sensor temperature=17.0 C
    




    20160427


    20160427 GIF

    FireCapture v2.5 beta Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Observer=kevin kell
    Location=scgo yarker ontario canada
    Scope=20cm meade lx200gps
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=41.20"
    Magnitude=-2.28
    CMI=210.1 CMII=67.7 CMIII=94.8  (during mid of capture)
    FocalLength=4450mm (F/22)
    Resolution=0.17"
    Filename=jupiter_20160427_004704_Exposure=33.1ms.avi
    Date=20160427
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    ROI(Offset)=386x358
    FPS (avg.)=29
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    Gain=50 (50%)
    WBlue=90
    WRed=50
    HighSpeed=on
    Gamma=39
    AutoExposure=off
    SoftwareGain=10 (off)
    AutoHisto=75 (off)
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    USBTraffic=61
    Histogramm(min)=0
    Histogramm(max)=204
    Histogramm=80%
    Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
    AutoAlign=true
    Limit=90 Seconds
    Sensor temperature=8.0 C
    Focuser position=2
    




    20160424


    20160424 GIF

    FireCapture v2.5 beta Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Observer=kevin kell
    Location=scgo yarker ontario canada
    Scope=20cm meade lx200gps
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=41.51"
    Magnitude=-2.30
    CMI=169.5 CMII=49.3 CMIII=75.6  (during mid of capture)
    FocalLength=4550mm (F/22)
    Resolution=0.17"
    Filename=jupiter_20160424_024644_Exposure=33.2ms.avi
    Date=20160424
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    ROI(Offset)=268x164
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    Gain=50 (50%)
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    WBlue=90
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    USBTraffic=61
    Gamma=39
    Histogramm(min)=0
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    Histogramm=75%
    Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
    AutoAlign=true
    Limit=90 Seconds
    Sensor temperature=5.0 C
    Focuser position=21
    




    20160421


    20160421 GIF

    FireCapture v2.5 beta Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Observer=kevin kell
    Location=scgo yarker ontario canada
    Scope=20cm meade lx200gps
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=41.84"
    Magnitude=-2.32
    CMI=343.4 CMII=246.7 CMIII=272.3  (during mid of capture)
    FocalLength=4500mm (F/22)
    Resolution=0.17"
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    Shutter=36.21ms
    Gain=49 (49%)
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    Gamma=39
    USBTraffic=61
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    Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
    AutoAlign=false
    Limit=90 Seconds
    Sensor temperature=12.5 C
    




    20160414


    20160414 GIF

    FireCapture v2.4  Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=42.52"
    Magnitude=-2.36
    CMI=338.5 CMII=295.0 CMIII=321.3  (during mid of capture)
    FocalLength=3950mm
    Resolution=0.20"
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    20160410


    20160410 GIF

    FireCapture v2.4  Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=42.88"
    Magnitude=-2.38
    CMI=127.1 CMII=113.6 CMIII=138.8  (during mid of capture)
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    Sensor temperature=-0.2 C
    




    20160409


    20160409 GIF

    FireCapture v2.4  Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
    Filter=L
    Profile=Jupiter
    Diameter=42.97"
    Magnitude=-2.39
    CMI=287.6 CMII=282.1 CMIII=307.0  (during mid of capture)
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    20160330


    20160330 GIF

    FireCapture v2.4  Settings
    ------------------------------------
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    Magnitude=-2.44
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    20160326


    20160326 GIF

    FireCapture v2.4  Settings
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    Filter=L
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    Sensor temperature=-0.2 C
    




    20160319


    20160319 GIF

    FireCapture v2.4  Settings
    ------------------------------------
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    Diameter=44.22"
    Magnitude=-2.47
    CMI=271.1 CMII=65.4 CMIII=84.7  (during mid of capture)
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    Histogramm=83%
    Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
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    Sensor temperature=2.8 C
    




    20160312


    20160312 GIF

    FireCapture v2.4  Settings
    ------------------------------------
    Camera=ZWO ASI120MC
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    20160308


    20160308 GIF

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    20160305


    20160305 GIF

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    20160227


    20160227 GIF

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    ------------------------------------
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    20160205


    20160205 GIF

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    20160121


    20160121 GIF

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    20160120


    20160120 GIF

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    20160113


    20160113 GIF

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    20160108


    20160108 GIF

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    ------------------------------------
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    20160106


    20160106 GIF

    20160106 UT
    
  • Location: SCGO
  • Telescope: Meade 20cm F10 LX200GPS tracking FL=2000mm
  • Camera: ZWO ASI 120MC FireCapture 2.4.0.12
  • Exposure: 35ms
  • Time: 09:59-1050 UT
  • Altitude: 48 deg (stellarium)
  • Apparent Diameter 39.7 " Mag -2.20
  • Transparency: average with some haze
  • Seeing: average then poor
  • Sky Quality Meter Reading:
    Notes: x2 celestron barlow all the way in, camera all the way in



  • 20150210


    20150210 GIF

    Sat Mar 25 23:01:02 EDT 2017