The Unparalleled Beauty of the Night Sky ... Up Close
Saturn
122 days after opposition


Viewing at 100%
In this sharp view, Saturn's rings are still visible over the north pole and the planet's shadow is visible on the rings. The translucent C-ring is seen in front of the planet.
Saturn Details:
Night of:Saturday October 27, 2018
Site:Laguna Niguel
Local Time:6:55 PM | Oct 27, 2018
Altitude:26
Distance:977,688,478 miles
Magnitude:+1.46 mV
Diameter:15.8 arcsec
Tilt:+31.5 NP
Phase Angle:4.92
Illumination:99.82%
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:ZWO ASI224 +ADC
f/ratio:f30+
Pixel Scale:0.0835 arcsec
Gain:485
Exposure:0.01 sec
Video Length:?
Frames:
Stacked:0
WINJUPOS:3 frames stacked
Shot:dark subtract used; ADC at 50; gamma=60; the videos were 30K
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