Antilhue - Chile

Saturn 26.01.2003
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Image Data

Designation Saturn
Object type Outer planet
Description My first attempt at planetary work to get a feel for image scale, exposure times, etc. This time the GIOTTO freeware program was used to perform automatic selection, alignment and average combining of the FITS files. Unsharp mask in Photoshop.
Exposure L 0.1 s @ -10C, best 24 of 200 exposures
Camera SBIG ST-10XE + SBIG CFW-8 + Astronomik IR-reject clear filter
Optics Astro-Physics AP155EDFS + projection by Baader FFC to approx. f/44
Mount Astro-Physics AP1200GTO
Software MaxIm DL/CCD, GIOTTO, Adobe Photoshop 6.0
Location - Date - Time San Esteban (Chile) - 26Jan2003 - 02:40 UTC
Conditions Transparency 6,  Seeing 4, Temperature +20C