The North Tropical Zone almost blends in with the surrounding bands in near-infrared, but not in visible light.

Saturn UTC

CM1: 70.60°

CM2: 193.30°

CM3: 159.80°

Description

Like most nights this summer, it was slightly too windy for the CGEM DX/C14. Other than that, the conditions for imaging were great.

Notes:

  • The North Tropical Zone almost blends in with the surrounding bands in near-infrared, but not in visible light.

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=IR
Profile=Jupiter
Diameter=44.17"
Magnitude=-2.50
CMI=198.3° CMII=81.7° CMIII=61.7°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=3750mm (F/13)
Resolution=0.16"
Filename=2019-07-17-0450_1-EC-IR-Jup.ser
Date=2019_07_17
Start=04_49_07.571
Mid=04_50_07.574
End=04_51_07.577
Start(UT)=04_49_07.571
Mid(UT)=04_50_07.574
End(UT)=04_51_07.577
Duration=120.006s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=7998
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=444x372
ROI(Offset)=8x0
FPS (avg.)=66
Shutter=15.00ms
Gain=300 (50%)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
AutoExposure=off
Gamma=50
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
AutoGain=off
HighSpeed=off
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=138
Histogramm=54%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.60
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=120 Seconds
Sensor temperature=34.7°C