Jupiter and Io

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2012/01/15 - I tried my new filterwheel with Baader LRGB filters on Jupiter today. The moon Io is visible at the right side of Jupiter and is casting his shadow on Jupiters surface.


Object information
Name : Jupiter and Io
Type : Planet

Image information
Image date : 2012/01/15
Focal length : 6000.00 mm
Focal ratio : f/23.62
Image resolution : 0.193 arcsec/pixel
Light frames : AVI's of 800 frames for RGB, Red as Luminance.
Image acquisition with IC Capture.
Processing : Registax for stacking.
Adobe Photoshop CS5 for final touch.

Equipment information
Telescope : Sky-Watcher BKP250 10" 1200mm f/4.8 Newtonian
Corrector : Tele Vue 5x Powermate
Focuser : Moonlite CR newtonian focuser with DC motor and USBnFocus adapter
Mount : Sky-Watcher NEQ6-Pro german equatorial mount controlled with EQMOD via HiTec Astro EQDir
Camera : Imaging Source DMK 21AU618.AS with Sony ICX618ALA sensor
Guidecamera : None
Filters : Baader LRGB
Observatory site : Etten-Leur, The Netherlands