Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Banded dusky markings visible on Venus































Other images of Venus taken on 15 April by international planetary imagers HERE

Image details:
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Camera=ZWO ASI120MM
Filter=IR
Profile=Venus
Diameter=14.86"
Magnitude=-4.06
Date=150415
Start=181023.261
Mid=181038.734
End=181054.208
Start(UT)=181023.261
Mid(UT)=181038.734
End(UT)=181054.208
Duration=30.947s
Frames captured=5000
ROI=336x320
ROI(Offset)=474x492
FPS (avg.)=161
Shutter=1.554ms
Gain=0
Limit=5000 Frames

ALPO Report - Venus, 15 April 2015:

Sky illumination: Twilight
Limb band visible
Terminator geometrically regular
Banded dusky markings visible
N and S Cusp-Cusp equal size
N Cusp Cap larger
No Cusp extension visible
No atmospheric features detected

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