Jupiter & Double Red Spot (DSLR) - 21 oct 2012

jupiter, ganymede, october 2012

jupiter double red spot october 2012

Image of Jupiter, the Great Red Spot with it's smaller companion (seen at the lower image), and Ganymede (note the hints of its surface details in the 1st image). Taken at 20-21 october 2012, ~02:00 (UTC+2) from Rehovot city, Israel. Seeing 5-7/10. Instrument: Skywatcher BKP250 10" F/5 Newtonian, NEQ6 pro mount, Televue 5x powermate. Camera: Canon EOS 500d DSLR, Manual mode, ISO3200, exposures 1/60. Videos aquired by Backyard EOS software. Processing: Autostakkert, Registax 6 and Photoshop. Stack of 1500 frames out of 3500.