Jupiter and Mars conjunction 2018-01-7

A very close conjunction.

Object ID Jupiter and Mars in conjunction
Details A very close conjunction, less than 14′ between the two planets. Poor seeing and very low altitude <15degrees
Date/Time 2018-01-7 05:47UT, Inset 06:03UT
Telescope C80ED @ f7.5
Camera Canon 600D
Exposure(s) 30s, inset 0.6s
no darks,  flats or bias
Capture APT unguided
Processing Processed in Photoshop

8 January 2018|Conjunction, Jupiter, Mars, News, Other|

9th Febraury 2010

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.

9 February 2010|Mars|