Theoretical Physicist at Leicester University, co-presenter on The Sky at Night & writer. Most days spent chasing minus signs or cloud gaps! Opinions are mine.
Mars from last night. Plenty of white cloud activity on show!
A cloudy Mars! Observation of the Red Planet from early this morning...
My observation of outermost Galilean moon Callisto transiting Jupiter from last night. It looked like a shadow!
Jupiter from the 11th Feb. Some lovely details in the NEB. Also took a look at SN2014J. I estimate a mag of 10.8
Jupiter drawing made last weekend. Alas nothing but clouds and perpetual rain since then!
Nearly a half rotation! Jupiter map I made on the night of 4th-5th January.
A drawing of Jupiter made at 0243 this morning. Seeing was rather poor but the GRS can be seen and Io's shadow
Here a drawing of Jupiter from the 8th November. Some truly lovely details in both equatorial belts...
Here's a drawing I made of Jupiter on the morning of the 30th October. The Great Red Spot is rather prominent
Jupiter from the morning of the 6th October. Seeing very variable, but a number of subtle features present.
Uranus from the the 5th October. Some lovely subtle shades visible on this elusive ice giant
Jupiter from last night. Some lovely subtle structures in the raging clouds of this turbulent world...
Uranus from last night. Some wonderful subtle features seem to be present on this distant ice giant
First observation of Mars in the new apparition! The disk size is small (4.1") but the north polar cap can be seen
First observation of the new Jupiter apparition! Io can be seen emerging from behind Jupiter's proc. limb.
Since there was a large Moon map at the Archenhold observatory, I couldn't resist doing a retro 'Moore style' picture ;-)
Want to keep an eye on the Nova in Delphinius? Here's an excellent finder chart by @avertedvision
A chart I made earlier showing the tracks of last night's meteors. A few sporadics recorded, most were Perseids!
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