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Ian Regan

Ian Regan

Ian Regan

Ian Regan hails from Plymouth, Great Britain. He has a long-time passion for astronomy, particularly for the Apollo Lunar Program and unmanned exploration of the outer planets. His biggest astronomical inspiration is the late British popularizer and TV presenter, Sir Patrick Moore. A contributor to the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal, he is also an image-processor for the forthcoming big-screen film "In Saturn's Rings."

Check out Ian's work at his Flickr and YouTube accounts:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/

https://www.youtube.com/user/planetaryprobes

Latest Blog Posts

Voyager Wide-Angle Views of Jupiter

April 16, 2019

Last month marked the 40th anniversary of the historic Voyager 1 encounter with Jupiter in 1979.

My 18-Month Affair With Titan

October 11, 2018

Ian Regan, producer of the Titan segment of In Saturn's Rings, describes the meticulous process of creating the stunning visuals of this shrouded moon.

Cassini’s Last Dance With Saturn: The Farewell Mosaic

October 10, 2017

Amateur image processor Ian Regan shares the story of processing Cassini's final images of the ringed planet.

Latest Processed Space Images

Epimetheus before Saturn

Not published yet

Wide-angle photograph of Epimetheus taken by the Cassini orbiter on December 6, 2015, through a clear filter. The image has been artificially colorized approximately as the human eye might see it.

Io transiting Jupiter's equatorial zone

April 02, 2019

Voyager 1 took the images for this composite through orange, green, and blue filters on 4 March 1979 at 21:37 UTC. It was 999,000 kilometers from Jupiter at the time.

Great Red Spot and white ovals from Voyager 1

April 02, 2019

Voyager 1 took the images for this composite through orange, green, and blue filters on 4 March 1979 at 17:11 UTC. It was 1,254,000 kilometers from Jupiter at the time.

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