The large storm near the north pole is approaching the central meridian.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 9.50°

CM2: 91.30°

CM3: 99.60°

CLat: +31.50°

Description

Seeing was above average for Saturn, but not as steady as the previous few nights.

Notes:

  • The large storm near the north pole is approaching the central meridian.

Equipment

Celestron C8 EdgeHD

ZWO ASI224MC

Tele Vue 2.5x Powermate

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Location=Cibolo, TX, USA
Scope=Celstron C14 EdgeHD
Camera=ZWO ASI224MC
Filter=RGB
Profile=Saturn
Diameter=17.58"
Magnitude=0.33
CMI=7.3° CMIII=97.5°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=3500mm (F/9)
Resolution=0.22"
Filename=2018-08-18-0316_0-EC-RGB-Sat.ser
Date=2018_08_18
Start=031450.188
Mid=031605.201
End=031720.214
Start(UT)=031450.188
Mid(UT)=031605.201
End(UT)=031720.214
Duration=150.026s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=7498
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=yes
DebayerAlgorithm=NearestNeighbor
BayerPattern=RG
ROI=272x196
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=49
Shutter=20.00ms
Gain=340 (56%)
FPS=100 (off)
USBTraffic=100 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
HighSpeed=off
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
WRed=52 (off)
AutoExposure=off
AutoGain=off
Gamma=50 (off)
HardwareBin=off
WBlue=95 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=89
Histogramm=34%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.38
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=36.3°C