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Montage of Planets - 2018

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About this observation
Observer
Martin Lewis
Time of observation
05/01/2019 - 08:36
Object
Planets
Observing location
Sheffield, UK
Equipment
444mm Dobsonian scope
Exposure
Various
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Martin has submitted this montage of all the planets (except Earth of course) taken from his back garden during 2018 and using his 444mm Dob (all except Mercury and Venus) and a 222mm Dob (Mercury and Venus).

Details of dates/cameras/filters/altitudes are;

• Mercury 20th May 642nm IR filter ASI290MM. Alt 47°

• Venus 20th Oct 685nm IR filter ASI290MM.

• Mars 24th Dec RGB ASI224MC + L filter. Alt. 35°

• Jupiter 27th June ASI174MC. Alt. 23°

• Saturn 26th June (opposition night) ASI224MC + L filter. Alt. 15°

• Uranus 24th Dec ASI290MM colourised for aesthetic reasons. Alt. 44°

• Neptune 9th Oct ASI290MM colourised for aesthetic reasons. Alt. 29

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