The North Polar Hexagon is visible, but its shape is unresolved.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 319.40°

CM2: 23.50°

CM3: 71.50°

CLat: +31.20°

Description

Seeing improved back to how it was during the first Saturn photo of the night.

Notes:

  • The North Polar Hexagon is visible, but its shape is unresolved.
  • A bright patch is rising on the North Tropical Zone.
  • Another bright patch is just past the CM on the Equatorial Zone.

Equipment

ZWO ASI290MM

Celestron C14 EdgeHD

Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow

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=18.18"
Magnitude=0.12
CMI=317.3° CMIII=69.4°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8200mm (F/23)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-16-0553_2-EC-R-Sat.ser
Date=160718
Start=055202.946
Mid=055317.958
End=055432.971
Start(UT)=055202.946
Mid(UT)=055317.958
End(UT)=055432.971
Duration=150.025s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=5868
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=676x382
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=39
Shutter=25.57ms
Gain=368 (61%)
Gamma=50
Brightness=1 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
AutoGain=off
HighSpeed=off
AutoExposure=off
FPS=100 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=106
Histogramm=41%
Noise(avg.deviation)=1.13
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=32.7°C
Focuser position=1994