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Insights Getting Started with Solar System Imaging - Comments

  1. Oct 4, 2017 #1
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  3. Oct 4, 2017 #2


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    overall good :smile:
    well done

    just a couple of comments

    You could make your above statement a little clearer.
    The outer planets don't go through significant phases like the inner planets and the moon do
    A changing from gibbous to full phase can reasonably easily be detected for Mars but for Jupiter and beyond
    most observers wouldn't see any change

    the small solar cycle is 11 years :smile:
    (the full one is 22 years)

  4. Oct 4, 2017 #3
    Great first Insight @NFuller!
  5. Oct 4, 2017 #4
    Thanks davenn, Thank you for pointing this out! I will fix and clarify these points.
  6. Oct 19, 2017 #5
    I think it's interesting how time of day/night and date all factor in when the optimal time to photograph something in the sky. I wouldn't have thought to factor it.
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