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November 10, 2010

ALPOD for November 2010

Solar image in h-alpha Light 11/07/2010, Mike Borman
TV-102iis Refractor, Coronado 90mm h-alpha filter, with DMK 41AU02.AS and 2X barlow. Celestron CGE Pro mount.  Mike Borman, Evansville, Indiana, USA.

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October 3, 2010

ALPOD for October 2010 Posted

This remarkable methane band image is our ALPOD for this month, taken by Don Parker, Coral Gables, FL.

 
 

September 2, 2010

September 2010 ALPOD Posted

Sunspots 1093 and 1099 are nearing the western limb.  Photo details: H-alpha: Televue 102iis refractor, Coronado SM90 h-alpha filter, DMK41AU02.AS camera, .5 reducer for full disk shot.  Taken by Mike Borman, August  14, 2010, Location:  Evansville, Indiana.

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http://www.alpo-astronomy.org/alpo/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Mike-Borman-s081410hadisk_1281855804_med.jpg

 
 

August 8, 2010

ALPOD for August posted

This animation created from 27 individual images of Jupiter was taken August 3rd by Brian Combs, Buena Vista, GA

 
 

July 1, 2010

ALPOD for July, 2010 Posted

This month’s image is a history of the changes in the appearance of the planet Jupiter from 1999-2010, by Damian Peach,  West Sussex, UK.  Please visit http://alpo-astronomy.org

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Jupiter’s Changing Appearance 1999-2010, by Damian Peach

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June 3, 2010

Suspected Jupiter Impact Captured!

Anthony Wesley from Broken Hill, Australia and Christopher Go from Cebu City, Philippines have both captured a remarkable event in Jupiter’s atmosphere.

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Suspected Jupiter impact event captured by Anthony Wesley and Christopher Go!

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A video of the event by Christopher Go, Cebu City, Philippines:

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This is Anthony Wesley’s video of the event (30 sec, 45m avi)

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Anthony Wesley’s time and location data for this event:

2010-06-03 20:31:29UTC
CM1: 300
CM2: 33.8
CM3: 210.4

L1: 248.8
L2: 342.7
L3: 159.4

Latitude -16.1

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A color version of Anthony’s image can be found at this link.  Observers are encouraged to image the impact site to look for dark features caused by the event.  Please visit Christopher Go’s website for his images of the event (and for comparison images when hunting for impact artifacts).

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Here are some reappearance times for the impact area, thanks to Marc Delcroix and WinJUPOS:

WinJUPOS 8.3.0 (Jupiter), C.M. transit times, 2010/06/04 17:02
Object longitude: L2 = 346,8° + 1,0000°/d * (T – 2010 Jun 03,5)
Time interval: 2010 Jun 03,0 … 2010 Aug 01,0
Output format: Date UT (C.M. of System 2)
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2010 Jun 03 09:17 ( 346°) 19:14 ( 347°)
2010 Jun 04 05:10 ( 347°) 15:07 ( 348°)
2010 Jun 05 01:03 ( 348°) 10:59 ( 349°) 20:56 ( 349°)
2010 Jun 06 06:52 ( 349°) 16:49 ( 350°)
2010 Jun 07 02:45 ( 350°) 12:41 ( 351°) 22:38 ( 351°)
2010 Jun 08 08:34 ( 352°) 18:31 ( 352°)
2010 Jun 09 04:27 ( 352°) 14:23 ( 353°)
2010 Jun 10 00:20 ( 353°) 10:16 ( 354°) 20:13 ( 354°)
2010 Jun 11 06:09 ( 355°) 16:05 ( 355°)
2010 Jun 12 02:02 ( 356°) 11:58 ( 356°) 21:55 ( 357°)
2010 Jun 13 07:51 ( 357°) 17:47 ( 357°)
2010 Jun 14 03:44 ( 358°) 13:40 ( 358°) 23:36 ( 358°)
2010 Jun 15 09:33 ( 359°) 19:29 ( 359°)
2010 Jun 16 05:26 ( 0°) 15:22 ( 0°)

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May 9, 2010

ALPOD for May 2010

An ALPOD has been posted for May 2010.  This is another excellent image by Anthony Wesley (Bird).

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Larry

 
 

March 30, 2010

ALPOD for April Posted

We’ve just posted an excellent analysis image, summarizing the evolution of “Storm E”, created by Marc Delcroix.

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February 21, 2010

February 2010 ALPOD

This month’s ALPOD belongs to Theo Ramakers of Social Circle, GA.  This excellent set of images was taken with a DMK21AU04 camera on a Celestron CPC 9.25″ Schmidt Cassegrain scope.

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Keep up the great work Theo!

 
 

January 22, 2010

January 2010 ALPOD Image

The January ALPOD image was just posted.  This is an excellent spread of 3 Mars images taken on January 20th, from Buena Vista, GA by Brian Combs.  Here’s the image:

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Keep up the great work Brian!

Larry

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