Animation of Jupiter and Ganymede transit



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Date: 3 September 2010 beginning 22:00UT
Location: My back garden in suburban London.
Exposure: 4.5 hours of video at 5 frames/sec
Telescope: Celestron C11 with x2 Barlow on EQ6 mount.
Camera: Philips SPC900 webcam
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens QHY5.
Filters: IR filter
Processing: Video chopped into 1000 frame segments and each segment processed in Registax to create a single animation frame.
Comments: This is the first time I've tried creating a planetary animation.