Jupiter with Meade ETX90 and Pentax Q

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Rod Herdman
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Jupiter with Meade ETX90 and Pentax Q
7 months ago

Hi

I took these last month with the Q attached to my Meade ETX90 Maksutov telescope. It's my first effort at photographing Jupiter and I was quite pleased.

It's a single frame, no tracking, no stacking, taken as JPEG. The GRS is clearly visible in upper right of the planet disc.

Processed in Photoshop 7 to bring up the moons and contrast, lightly cropped and resized to my desktop.

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One happy Q-user !!!

Note - also posted in Pentax Compact Camera Talk

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All I want is a digital back for my trusty K1000 . . .

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