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A Night Exploring the Solar System: 2018-06-04, 


            Darren (DMach)

A Night Exploring the Solar System: 2018-06-04

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Nextstar 6SE

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI290MC

Mounts: CEM60

Software: AutoStakkert! 3  ·  Astra Image Company Astra Image PLUS  ·  Registax 6  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  FireCapture 2.5

Filters: Astronomik UV-IR Block L-Filter T2

Accessory: TeleVue Powermate 2.5x

Resolution: 945x473

Locations: Home, Singapore, Singapore

Data source: Backyard


A montage of the four best images captured the night of 4th June 2018, with excellent transparency and good seeing (Pickering Scale = 7).

Images scaled to relative apparent size at time of capture:

- Moon: 29.9'
- Jupiter: 43.9"
- Saturn: 18.2"
- Mars: 15.9"

Between the dust storm on Mars, Ganymede eclipse on Jupiter and storm on Saturn, it was a memorable night spent with my little 'scope and the sky!

Original images for each as below:

- Moon:

- Mars:

- Jupiter:

- Saturn:

Thanks for looking! :)



A Night Exploring the Solar System: 2018-06-04, 


            Darren (DMach)