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The Polar Hexagon with 8" Scope!, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane

The Polar Hexagon with 8" Scope!

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Accessory: ZWO ADC  ·  Explore Scientific 2x Focal Extender


Date: July 15, 2017

Time: 23:30

Frames: 15000

FPS: 56.00000

Focal length: 4200

Seeing: 5

Transparency: 5


Resolution: 750x750

Description

The seeing was so crisp last night that I was able to resolve Saturn's polar hexagon with my C8! This is a de-rotation of three 6-minute stacks. Each stack was the best 25% of ~20,000 frames for a total of 15,000 frames over a span of 23 minutes.

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The Polar Hexagon with 8" Scope!, 



    
        

            Damien Cannane

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