There's a small smudge in the north polar region just before the central meridian.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 304.60°

CM2: 272.80°

CM3: 317.20°

CLat: +31.20°

Description

Seeing was good for our first photo of Saturn for the night.

Notes:

  • There's a small smudge in the north polar region just before the central meridian.
  • There's also a bright smudge in the northern 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=B
Profile=Saturn
Diameter=18.15"
Magnitude=0.14
CMI=311.7° CMIII=324.1°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8150mm (F/22)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-19-0521_6-EC-B-Sat.ser
Date=190718
Start=052023.111
Mid=052138.116
End=052253.121
Start(UT)=052023.111
Mid(UT)=052138.116
End(UT)=052253.121
Duration=150.010s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=7500
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=676x382
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=49
Shutter=20.00ms
Gain=410 (68%)
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)=130
Histogramm=50%
Noise(avg.deviation)=2.07
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=34.6°C
Focuser position=1231