Damn that rotating globe is pretty! And this with freeware! Just amazing. I've done similar animations and mapping surfaces to spheres in LightWave. Don't even ask what I had to pay for that app. Dan Heim On 1/28/2012 4:27 PM, Tom Polakis wrote: > I have been fortunate to be out with my little 10-inch scope and Webcam on > five nights with very good seeing and Jupiter high in the sky. Even though I > have spotty coverage of Jupiter's range of longitudes, I put together a > cylindrical projection map of Jupiter from the five images. > > http://www.pbase.com/polakis/image/141175506 > > > The tool for producing the projections and stitching them together is the > amazing freeware WinJUPUS. Since the time range of the images is 2 1/2 > months and Jupiter's features move, we get two of some of them near the > seams. The next thing to do is wrap these images around a globe and create > an animated GIF of it rotating, which WinJUPOS also does well. > > The rotating globe is this 5 Mb animated GIF. Hopefully I can grab a few > more images in the next month or two, which will go a long way toward > eliminating those seams. > > http://www.pbase.com/polakis/image/141175453 > > Tom > -- > See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please > send personal replies to the author, not the list. > > > -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.