Saturn

Saturn:

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

Image:

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.

Gear:
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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