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Saturn, Rhea, Dione, Enceladus and Titan

9.03.2008

 

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1. Saturn - monochrome (crop from original size)

2. Saturn in colours - LRGB (crop from original size)

Details

Optic(s) 24" Zeiss Cassegrain @ f/12.5
Mount: German Equatorial - Zeiss
Camera: Artemis Art 4021 - monochrome cooled CCD camera – 2048 x 2048 px ; 16x16 mm; 7.4 µm x 7.4 µm (FOV with this setup 7 x 7 arcmin)
Filters: LRGB set Astronomik
Dates/Times: 2008-03-09 T 00:17 UT
Location: Observatory Belogradchik (BAS)
Exposure Details:

Monochrome:

1. Saturn: exp. from 0.3 sec to 1 sec - 5 frames combined in RegiStax 5

2. Satellites: exp. from 0.3 to 5 sec - 19 frames processed in MaximDL

Color:

3. Saturn: LRGB - 5 frames each of colors combined in MaximDL

4. Satellites: exp. from 0.3 to 5 sec - 19 frames processed in MaximDL (artificial colors)

More details:

Overexposed planet was replaced in PhotoShop with this from 5 frames composition. Images was croped Curves and levels adjusted in PSCS2

Guiding: None
Processing: RegiStax 5 / Maxim DL / PS CS2

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