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Well, I have captured Saturn for the first time and it’s a rush, but unfortunately, the universe conspired against me tonight.

The full moon was about 40 degrees away, it was hazy making stars look like they were boiling, and squadrons of mosquitoes attacked with Kamikaze like zeal!. I slapped myself silly but they eventually ran me out of my backyard, cursing all the way inside.

Hopefully next time seeing will be better and I’ll spray myself with repellent, and boy do i need to get my focus correct, i need a mask.

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That’s pretty fab, nice Cassini division. Mosquitoes hate Saturn. I think I read that somewhere....

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What a great quote from Churchill, gone are the days when leaders of nations are actually great men/women.

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Looks good to me, how are you processing, any sharpening?

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I've managed to take some much worse photos of Saturn that that! Despite the conditions you have made a reasonable first job.

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I've never managed a pic of Saturn at all!  I'd be most pleased with this one

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8 hours ago, Laurin Dave said:

Looks good to me, how are you processing, any sharpening?

Thanks, captured with ICap and processed in Registax where I did sharped a bit on 3 layers I believe.

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