My best ever image of Jupiter 
Here is an image of Jupiter I captured last night. The night was a little cloudy and I didn't expect great results. The image on my screen while capturing looked reasonable but very blurry.
However after capturing 2000 frames and stacking 864 of them it turns out to be the best image of Jupiter I have ever taken.


Optics: Orion Optics SPX 250 with AE 3x Imagemate
Camera: Philips ToUCam Pro 740 with Baader IR blocking filter
Processing: Align, stack, wavelets in Registax 5, light sharpening in The Gimp

Click the picture to see it full-sized, or Here for an enlarged view.

I have heard it said in the past that a little haze can be good for planetary imaging, now I believe it!

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