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Re: Venus and Jupiter June 30, 2007 FLT110

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  • Chuck P
    Kurt, Very nicely done. I tried but as soon as I set up the clouds rolled in. I at least got a quick view. Chuck ... when ... CP4500 ... and ... seeing ...
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      Kurt,
      Very nicely done. I tried but as soon as I set up the clouds rolled
      in. I at least got a quick view.
      Chuck
      --- In William-Optics@yahoogroups.com, "kurt_friedrich"
      <kurt_friedrich@...> wrote:
      >
      > I used my WO FLT110 to catch Venus and Jupiter on June 30, 2007
      when
      > they were about 1/2 degree apart. I used my trusty old Nikon
      CP4500
      > with the screw in WO24mm eyepiece. The pic is 35 frames averaged,
      and
      > then Venus was enhanced by overlaying a 2nd dedicated exposure from
      > another set of 245 frames averaged. This is exactly what I was
      seeing
      > thru my guide scope at the same time, except that cheap 80mm
      archromat
      > had a fair amount of purple flare. Seeing the 2 most extreme shaped
      > planets at the same time was a once in a lifetime thing.
      >
      >
      http://dadfriedrich.googlepages.com/VenusSaturnJune3007FLTcp4500WO24mm
      Co
      > .jpg/VenusSaturnJune3007FLTcp4500WO24mmCo-full.jpg
      > or
      > http://tinyurl.com/2nct7y
      >
      > Kurt
      >
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