Seeing started better than the previous night, but not as good as the 14th of July.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 74.70°

CM2: 106.90°

CM3: 153.70°

CLat: +31.20°

Description

Seeing started better than the previous night, but not as good as the 14th of July. Saharan dust limited transparency.

Notes:

  • The north polar hexagon is resolved.
  • The northern storm is stretched from the limb to just past the central meridian.

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=18.17"
Magnitude=0.13
CMI=72.3° CMIII=151.3°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8100mm (F/22)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-17-0537_3-EC-R-Sat.ser
Date=170718
Start=053608.207
Mid=053723.219
End=053838.231
Start(UT)=053608.207
Mid(UT)=053723.219
End(UT)=053838.231
Duration=150.024s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=6615
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=676x382
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=44
Shutter=22.68ms
Gain=346 (57%)
Gamma=50 (off)
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)=87
Histogramm=34%
Noise(avg.deviation)=1.02
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=32.5°C
Focuser position=2631