Jupiter and Mars conjunction 2018-01-7

2018-01-08T13:40:55+00:008 January 2018|Conjunction, Jupiter, Mars, News, Other|

A very close conjunction.

Object IDJupiter and Mars in conjunction
DetailsA very close conjunction, less than 14′ between the two planets. Poor seeing and very low altitude <15degrees
Date/Time2018-01-7 05:47UT, Inset 06:03UT
TelescopeC80ED @ f7.5
CameraCanon 600D
Exposure(s)30s, inset 0.6s
no darks,  flats or bias
CaptureAPT unguided
ProcessingProcessed in Photoshop

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9th Febraury 2010

2017-01-31T10:52:46+00:009 February 2010|Mars|

2010-02-09 21:08 UT
200mm f5 Newtonian at f20
using 2 x2 barlows
120s video stacked in Registax
Philips SPC900 unmodified webcam
Not the sort of instrument to normally use for planets but surprisingly OK – mostly because of good seeing – at least for here.

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