After a good run with Jupiter, I decided to turn my attention to Saturn as it approached transit.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 89.00°

CM2: 67.40°

CM3: 68.90°

CLat: +28.60°

Description

After a good run with Jupiter, I decided to turn my attention to Saturn as it approached transit.

Notes:

  • A band at high latitudes is brighter compared to previous years.

Equipment

Celestron C8 EdgeHD

ZWO ASI290MM

Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Camera=ZWO ASI290MM
Filter=R
Profile=Saturn
Diameter=18.18"
Magnitude=0.16
CMI=83.0° CMIII=63.2°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=3950mm (F/14)
Resolution=0.15"
Filename=2019-06-18-0614_0-EC-R-Sat.ser
Date=2019_06_18
Start=06_12_48.231
Mid=06_14_03.240
End=06_15_18.250
Start(UT)=06_12_48.231
Mid(UT)=06_14_03.240
End(UT)=06_15_18.250
Duration=150.019s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=7498
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=412x264
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=49
Shutter=20.00ms
Gain=350 (58%)
Brightness=1 (off)
AutoGain=off
USBTraffic=40 (off)
HighSpeed=off
Gamma=50 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
AutoExposure=off
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=106
Histogramm=41%
Noise(avg.deviation)=1.20
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=33.8°C