Jupiter by Richard Pearce, Lincolnshire, UK. Equipment: Celestron 6

Richard Pearce


Celestron 6†Schmidt Cassegrain with Meade x3 Barlow on CG5-GT mount
Altair GP-CAM colour camera
Best 1000 frames of 2000 frame video

Processing Sequence
Captured using SharpCap
Video stabilised, centered and cropped in Planetary Image Pre-Processing (PIPP) software
Stacked in AutoStakkert
Sharpened in Registax6

This is probably my best image I have ever captured of the giant planet. I hope that it also demonstrates that you do not need a very large telescope to get quite a bit of detail on a Jupiter image.

It was taken from Holbeach St Marks in Lincolnshire on the evening of 31 Mar 2016.