|Coordinates at exposure time
||06h39min +22°29' (
||Saturn's low elevation
above the horizon caused the individual webcam images to warp and "pump".
Nevertheless, the combined power of Registax and PixInsight beta software succeeded in producing an image that
approaches the view at the eyepiece. Imaged shortly after opposition,
Saturn was shining at mag -0.87 with an angular size of almost 47
||AVI-RGB 1/25 s, best 200 frames
of 4 AVI files, 120 s each at 10 fps.
||Philips Toucam PCVC 740K webcam, Baader
UV+IR Reject clear filter
||RCOS 14.5" Ritchey-Chrétien
@ f/9 +
projection by Baader
FFC to approx. f/35
||K3CCD for acquisition, Registax
2.0 for registration and stacking, "A Trous"
wavelet sharpening and mild SGBNR in Pixinsight 22.214.171.124b4 Beta
|Location - Date - Time
||San Esteban (Chile) - 11Jan2004 -
||Transparency 7, Seeing 7, Temperature