I decided to capture Saturn with the methane filter again after seeing how well it came out last night.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 137.60°

CM2: 159.60°

CM3: 135.80°

CLat: +29.10°

Description

I decided to capture Saturn with the methane filter again after seeing how well it came out last night.

Notes:

  • With twelve hours until opposition, the surge in brightness of the rings has nearly peaked.

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=CH4
Profile=Saturn
Diameter=18.32"
Magnitude=0.05
CMI=137.8° CMIII=135.8°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=1950mm (F/6)
Resolution=0.31"
Filename=2019-07-09-0510_2-EC-CH4-Sat.ser
Date=2019_07_09
Start=05_07_47.007
Mid=05_10_17.026
End=05_12_47.046
Start(UT)=05_07_47.007
Mid(UT)=05_10_17.026
End(UT)=05_12_47.046
Duration=300.039s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=3750
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=380x258
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=12
Shutter=80.00ms
Gain=400 (66%)
Gamma=50
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoExposure=off
Brightness=1 (off)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
HighSpeed=off
FPS=100 (off)
AutoGain=off
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=255
Histogramm=100%
Noise(avg.deviation)=2.00
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=300 Seconds
Sensor temperature=34.2°C