Visual magnitude: +0.4
Apparent diameter: 17.3 arc-sec
Actual diameter: 120,536 km
Distance: 9.6 AU


Exposure: 5,900 video frames @ 640×480
Date: 2017-08-20
Location: Leumeah, NSW
Sky: suburban, clear.
Processing: Freemake, VirtualDub, Registax5, GIMP.
Cropping: digital crop, slightly enlarged.

Telescope: Skywatcher ED120 refractor, 840mm focal length, f/7 focal ratio.
Mount: SkyWatcher EQ6-R.
Camera: Canon EOS 60D.
No filter, no flattener.

Image © R.Powell



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