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Marathon
June 27-28, 2006
Images of all 9 planets, the Sun and the Moon, taken from 6:30 pm
June 27 to 5:15 am June 28, 2006.
Lumenera SKYnyx2-0M and TEC MC250/20 used for all planetary
images other than Pluto; Pluto imaged with RCOS 16 and
STL6303E; The Sun and Moon imaged with Lumenera Lu075M and
Televue Pronto;  The Earth imaged with Olympus Stylus 400.
The first object acquired was the Sun at 6:30pm on June 27, followed
by Mercury, Saturn, Mars, the Moon, Jupiter, the Earth, Pluto,
Neptune, Uranus, Pluto (a second time to observe its movement to
confirm acquisition), and finally Venus at 5:15am.
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