John Chumack
Image taken:
Jul. 28, 2009
Dayton, Ohio USA
Here are two photos of Jupiter with Impact Mark from my backyard observatory in Dayton, Ohio. Here is the GRS & Impact Mark rotation movie in color as well. There was an incredible amount of work that went into this Movie, I captured over 51,820 useable video frames Each full color RGB set had at least 3900 frames. Running thru all the separate RGB channels thru Registax was an all day & night affair. But now I have a piece of Jupiter history in Movie format, plus many very nice still images of the impact Site. I captured images starting about 2:00am and ran until 4:30 am E.ST. on 07-28-09 Basically 2.5 hours of rotation compressed to about 10 seconds, From my backyard Observatory in Dayton, Ohio USA, using A DMK 21AF04 Fire-wire Camera with 2x Barlow, Optec Filter Wheel, attached to a Meade 10"(3150mm FL) SCT telescope. DMK IC Capture Software, Maxim DL for aligning, and Adobe PS for processing, Windows movie maker for WMV file. The Impact Mark is now spreading out, it is at least three times the size it was at discovery, and it appears darker and easier to see. Get out your small scopes to witness a piece of History, get a peek at the comet impact mark before it is gone. Thought you would enjoy seeing these pics and rotation movie!
Click here for a video!
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