Saturn UTC

CM1: 51.40°

CM2: 180.80°

CM3: 231.30°

CLat: +31.20°

Description

This is our first Saturn taken through the C14 EdgeHD. Sky conditions were excellent.

Notes:

  • The polar hexagon and its core are resolved.
  • The storm in the north polar region appears stretched out.
  • There is a small smudge on the EZ at the CM.

Equipment

ZWO ASI290MM

Tele Vue 2.5x Powermate

Celestron C14 EdgeHD

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Location=Cibolo, TX, USA
Scope=Celstron C14 EdgeHD
Camera=ZWO ASI290MM
Filter=R
Profile=Saturn
Diameter=18.20"
Magnitude=0.11
CMI=47.2° CMIII=227.3°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8200mm (F/23)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-14-0516_8-EC-R-Sat.ser
Date=140718
Start=051538.419
Mid=051653.434
End=051808.449
Start(UT)=051538.419
Mid(UT)=051653.434
End(UT)=051808.449
Duration=150.030s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=8178
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=708x384
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=54
Shutter=18.34ms
Gain=350 (58%)
AutoGain=off
FPS=100 (off)
Gamma=50
Brightness=1 (off)
HighSpeed=off
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
AutoExposure=off
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=132
Histogramm=51%
Noise(avg.deviation)=1.42
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=34.8°C
Focuser position=2689