Contains:  Solar system body or event
Saturn April 19, 2015, 



Saturn April 19, 2015

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C-11 Carbon Fiber

Imaging cameras: The Imaging Source DMK 21AU618

Mounts: Celestron CI700

Software: photoshop  ·  Astra Image AI 3  ·  Registax  ·  AutoStakkert!

Filters: Baader IR Pass 1.25" 685nm  ·  Orion LRGB Filter Set

Date: April 19, 2015

Time: 09:15

Resolution: 620x600

Locations: Home Base, Tucson, Arizona, United States

Data source: Backyard


Because we are at 32 degrees north latitude, Saturn is low on the horizon as is crosses the meridian. To enhance detail, I blended in IR data with RGB data to produce a false color image that compensates for the atmospheric disturbances of a low altitude subject.



Saturn April 19, 2015,