A bright smudge in the North Polar Region is setting.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 185.80°

CM2: 89.80°

CM3: 131.80°

CLat: +31.30°

Description

Conditions were more difficult compared to previous nights. I used more data to compensate for worse conditions.

Notes:

  • A bright smudge in the North Polar Region is setting.

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=18.12"
Magnitude=0.15
CMI=190.6° CMIII=136.3°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8200mm (F/23)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-21-0504_8-EC-R-Sat.ser
Date=210718
Start=050334.112
Mid=050449.114
End=050604.116
Start(UT)=050334.112
Mid(UT)=050449.114
End(UT)=050604.116
Duration=150.004s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=9998
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=676x382
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=66
Shutter=15.00ms
Gain=360 (60%)
AutoExposure=off
Brightness=1 (off)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoGain=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
HighSpeed=off
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=103
Histogramm=40%
Noise(avg.deviation)=1.30
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=34.6°C
Focuser position=1129