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
November 28, 1999, 2:40 - 3:05 UT, seeing 5, transparency 4.5. System I Central Meridian 250.1 degrees, System II Central Meridian 128.9 degrees
Astro-Physics 7.1" f/9 EDT refractor on homemade Dobsonian-style mount. Magnification 220x with Baader binoviewer.
Red Spot Hollow near left or preceding edge. Condensation in South Equatorial Belt south (SEBs) and North Polar Region. Rift in SEB. Equatorial Zone (EZ) appears dusky. Two blue festoons in along North Equatorial Belt south (NEBs), as well as two ovals. Two rifts visible in NEB center (NEBc), with red bar or rod along NEBn.