Saturn UTC

CM1: 32.30°

CM2: 258.90°

CM3: 312.90°

CLat: +38.10°

Description

The final photo of Saturn for the night. Seeing remained great!

Notes:

  • The core of the north polar hexagon is visible. The shape of the hexagon also might be resolved with close inspection.
  • The storm in the north polar region is setting. A string of bright spots appear to be trailing it.

Equipment

Celestron C8 EdgeHD

Celestron X-Cel 3x

ZWO ASI224MC

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Location=Cibolo, TX, USA
Scope=Celstron C14 EdgeHD
Camera=ZWO ASI224MC
Filter=RGB
Profile=Saturn
Diameter=18.23"
Magnitude=0.09
CMI=30.6° CMIII=311.3°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=6600mm (F/18)
Resolution=0.12"
Filename=2018-07-11-0510_7-EC-RGB-Sat.ser
Date=110718
Start=050931.416
Mid=051046.420
End=051201.424
Start(UT)=050931.416
Mid(UT)=051046.420
End(UT)=051201.424
Duration=150.008s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=3749
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=yes
DebayerAlgorithm=NearestNeighbor
BayerPattern=RG
ROI=520x362
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=24
Shutter=40.00ms
Gain=390 (65%)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
AutoGain=off
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
HighSpeed=off
USBTraffic=100 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
WBlue=95 (off)
AutoExposure=off
WRed=52 (off)
HardwareBin=off
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=0
Histogramm=0%
Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=32.3°C