The north polar hexagon is resolved.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 89.60°

CM2: 121.20°

CM3: 168.00°

CLat: +31.20°

Description

Seeing remained good. Saharan dust limited transparency.

Notes:

  • The north polar hexagon is resolved.
  • The northern storm is stretched across the visible hemisphere of the planet.

Equipment

ZWO ASI290MM

Celestron C14 EdgeHD

Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
------------------------------------
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=87.1° CMIII=165.6°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8200mm (F/23)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-17-0602_6-EC-R-Sat.ser
Date=170718
Start=060126.739
Mid=060241.744
End=060356.749
Start(UT)=060126.739
Mid(UT)=060241.744
End(UT)=060356.749
Duration=150.010s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=5270
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=676x382
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=35
Shutter=28.46ms
Gain=359 (59%)
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)=125
Histogramm=49%
Noise(avg.deviation)=1.29
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=31.3°C
Focuser position=2691