Here’s another shot from the same session as in my previous post, but I just got around to processing it and it was technically on a different date (under Universal time). The seeing was fair and the Great Red Spot is nicely placed.
Conditions were good tonight, around sunset. Here is Jupiter taken in late-twilight showing the GRS transiting the facing hemisphere. Regular watchers of Jupiter will note that while the Northern Equatorial band doesn’t show much expansion in this area, the North Temperate Band appears to be expanding, thus squeezing the Northern Tropical Zone.
Here is an image of Jupiter from last night, showing its ever-changing bands getting ready to change a bit more. Although the seeing continues to be uncooperative (it was average, at best, last night,) it was good enough to see the turbulence in the NEB (northern equatorial band) that Chris Go has been tracking and […]