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Old 28-03-2019, 11:49 PM
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Saturn polar storm March 26th

Imaged Saturn March 26th in good seeing, have extensive data in 685nm-Pass IR, R and RGB all data has been uploaded to the PVOL data base. These data cover just over an hour of Saturn rotation.

I note that the character of the polar storm changes significantly depending on the wavelength. In IR it is characterized by an extensive bright linear feature, in places a chain of individual bright spots while elsewhere it seems to be continuous extending virtually from limb to limb at approx Lat+65 degrees. While the R & RGB data from this session show a very different storm character with a large bright feature centered at approx Lat+70.8 L3 100.7 along with a small bright concentrated cell at approx Lat+75.7 L3 26.7 this particular feature is very close to the hexagon.
I have attached my IR, R and RGB animations which all show various aspects of the polar storm.

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Old 29-03-2019, 09:08 AM
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Always interesting Trevor.
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Old 29-03-2019, 11:54 AM
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Fantastic results!!!
Well done Trevor.
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Old 30-04-2019, 06:52 AM
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Fantastic! Trevor
I hope this year with my C8 to get something from Jupiter and few from Saturn.
In Italy they are 20 above the horizon 😂😂😂😂😂 and for some years 😂😂, probably something better for Mars

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Old 30-04-2019, 03:09 PM
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Good images Trevor
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Good seeing ,makes it so much easier to see these details. Fine results.

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