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Davide Simonetti

First Saturn of the Season

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First Saturn of the season. A slightly more successful night's imaging but it was still touch and go with uninvited cloud mucking up the shots, so this is cobbled together from the best frames of each video. Saturn reached opposition on the 2nd June so this is the best time to view and image it.

Image made from 3 videos - a total of 6076 frames
Captured with FireCapture
Processed in PIPP, AutoStakkert, Registax, and Photoshop

Equipment:
Celestron NexStar 127 SLT
Skywatcher EQ5 Mount
ZWO ASI120 MC imaging camera

Saturn Combo 2.jpg

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Nice image, Davide. Very similar to what I see of Saturn now (out in Colorado) with my scope (Celestron 127 SLT, X-Cel LX 7mm EP).

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