Saturn UTC

CM1: 166.90°

CM2: 307.60°

CM3: 285.30°

CLat: +24.70°

Description

A new month has brought improved seeing conditions. The air was very humid, requiring strong dew control to keep the C14 dew-free.

Notes:

  • There is a small bright smudge on the edge of the North Polar Hexagon.

Equipment

ZWO ASI290MM

Celestron C14 EdgeHD

Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Camera=ZWO ASI290MM
Filter=B
Profile=Saturn
Diameter=16.88"
Magnitude=0.53
CMI=173.4° CMIII=291.6°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8150mm (F/22)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2020-05-01-1121_2-EC-B.ser
Date=2020_05_01
Start=11_20_12.472
Mid=11_21_12.472
End=11_22_12.473
Start(UT)=11_20_12.472
Mid(UT)=11_21_12.472
End(UT)=11_22_12.473
Duration=120.001s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=11992
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=648x318
ROI(Offset)=8x8
FPS (avg.)=99
Shutter=10.00ms
Gain=505 (84%)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
AutoExposure=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
AutoGain=off
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
HighSpeed=off
FPS=100 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=209
Histogramm=81%
Noise(avg.deviation)=5.25
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=120 Seconds
Sensor temperature=23.0°C
Focuser position=1660