Saharan dust limited transparency.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 97.00°

CM2: 128.30°

CM3: 175.10°

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=94.8° CMIII=173.0°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8200mm (F/23)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-17-0615_7-EC-R-Sat.ser
Date=170718
Start=061432.223
Mid=061547.228
End=061702.233
Start(UT)=061432.223
Mid(UT)=061547.228
End(UT)=061702.233
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)=115
Histogramm=45%
Noise(avg.deviation)=1.28
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=31.2°C
Focuser position=2586