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Saturn | 2019-08-26 3:17 | RGB, 


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Saturn | 2019-08-26 3:17 | RGB

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 Edge HD

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI174MM

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Topaz Labs DeNoise  ·  FireCapture  ·  WinJUPOS  ·  Photoshop  ·  AutoStakkert!

Filters: ZWO Red 1.25"  ·  ZWO Blue 1.25"  ·  ZWO Green 1.25"

Accessory: Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow

Date: Aug. 26, 2019

Time: 03:17

CMI: 279.60

CMII: 193.50

CMIII: 112.00

Seeing: 4

Transparency: 8

Resolution: 420x232

Locations: Home, Cibolo, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard


My first time since late-April imaging next to a parking lot at my university. Conditions were better for Saturn than for Jupiter. The gusts of wind were intense enough to push my laptop off the table if I didn't hold it down.

The North Polar Region is various shades of green.
The North North Temperate Belt is dark.