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knobby

Saturn 18-6-17 C8 Also 224

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I was determined to have a crack at Saturn on father's day after a nice day with the kids.

I knew it was low at about 15° but was pretty sure I would spot it over neighbours roofs ...

When I set up at 11:30 I realised that it DIDN'T :hmh:

Not to be deterred I set up in the extension (about 1.5 m higher than garden)

I knew this would be far from ideal but had a bash anyway, I'm actually quite surprised with the result shooting through an open double doorway.

 

C8 edge, TV 2x Barlow, asi224

Settings below

Camera=ZWO ASI224MC

Filter=L

Profile=Saturn

Diameter=18.29"

Magnitude=0.02

CMI=338.6° CMIII=274.1°  (during mid of capture)

FocalLength=5050mm

Resolution=0.15"

Filename=Sat_002951.avi

Date=190617

Start=002853.414

Mid=002951.082

End=003048.750

Start(UT)=232853.414

Mid(UT)=232951.082

End(UT)=233048.750

Duration=115.336s

Date_format=ddMMyy

Time_format=HHmmss

LT=UT

Frames captured=8750

File type=AVI

Extended AVI mode=true

Compressed AVI=false

Binning=no

ROI=632x404

ROI(Offset)=248x248

FPS (avg.)=75

Shutter=13.12ms

Gain=437 (72%)

USBTraffic=80

AutoHisto=75 (off)

HighSpeed=off

Gamma=50

SoftwareGain=10 (off)

Brightness=1

HardwareBin=off

WRed=52

WBlue=95

AutoExposure=off

Histogramm(min)=0

Histogramm(max)=182

Histogramm=71%

Noise(avg.deviation)=n/a

Limit=none

Sensor temperature=32.1 °C

Sat_18-6-17a_1.jpg

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Nice capture given the challenges you had to overcome - definitely worth persevering. I don't see any 'settings below', but maybe that's just my phone display.

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Strange ... the settings text is black ... i'll see if i can edit it !

 

EDIT: Changed font colour to red ... gotta preserve that night vision:happy7:

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great shot knobby , I was trying lastnight with old faithfull ,at f18 it was wobbing all over mate, your shot is a million times better than I got, well done. charl.

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I would be very happy with that end result, a real tough target at the moment! Some very nice detail visible there.

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Thanks Pete

Also could a mod edit the thread title please...

Should be Asi224 not also 224 :icon_biggrin:

Many thanks 

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