Choosing A Telescope
Telescope Aperture Considerations
Introduction to Planetary Sketching
Refractor Dobsonian Style Mounts
The Bonds: Pioneers of American Astronomy
Saturn's Encke Minima and Encke Division
Nature and Travel Photography
Recommended Astronomy Books
October 16, 1999, 4:05 - 4:20 UT, seeing 4 - 6, transparency 5.5. System I Central Meridian 353.2 degrees, System II Central Meridian 199.6 degrees.
Astro-Physics 7.1" f/9 EDT refractor on homemade Dobsonian-style mount. Magnification 172x - 275x with Baader binoviewer.
Three small dark condensations visible on South Equatorial Belt south (SEBs). Several festoons along North Equatorial Belt south (NEBs), the first one embedded within two white ovals. Second festoon light blue. Rift visible in North Equatorial Belt center (NEBc). Dark condensations in NEBn and North Tropical Belt.