Saturn UTC

CM1: 217.00°

CM2: 186.70°

CM3: 184.90°

CLat: +24.90°

Description

First Saturn image of the apparition where I'm not shooting low through the bright dawn sky. Tested a shorter exposure with higher gain to cut through the seeing. Image turned out better than expected, so I think it worked well.

Notes:

Equipment

Celestron C8 EdgeHD

ZWO ASI224MC

Celestron 2x

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Camera=ZWO ASI224MC
Filter=L
Profile=Saturn
Diameter=16.41"
Magnitude=0.59
CMI=209.7° CMIII=177.9°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=3700mm (F/10)
Resolution=0.21"
Filename=2020-04-14-1104_6-EC-L.ser
Date=2020_04_14
Start=11_03_51.273
Mid=11_04_36.273
End=11_05_21.273
Start(UT)=11_03_51.273
Mid(UT)=11_04_36.273
End(UT)=11_05_21.273
Duration=90.000s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=8996
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=yes
DebayerAlgorithm=NearestNeighbor
BayerPattern=RG
ROI=372x294
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=99
Shutter=10.00ms
Gain=480 (80%)
AutoExposure=off
AutoGain=off
Brightness=1 (off)
WBlue=95 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
USBTraffic=100 (off)
HardwareBin=off
HighSpeed=off
FPS=100 (off)
WRed=52 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=127
Histogramm=49%
Noise(avg.deviation)=2.73
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=90 Seconds
Sensor temperature=15.8°C