The Unparalleled Beauty of the Night Sky ... Up Close
Saturn
My First Picture
101 days before opposition


Viewing at 100%
My first picture of Saturn, taken 6 months after its south pole reached its maximum tilt towards Earth.
Saturn Details:
Night of:Sunday September 21, 2003
Site:Ladera Ranch
Local Time:4:00 AM | Sep 22, 2003
Altitude:41
Distance:856,333,955 miles
Magnitude:+0.99 mV
Diameter:18.04 arcsec
Tilt:-25.00 SP
Phase Angle:6.21
Illumination:99.71%
ipx:5,617 ipx2
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:SBIG ST237A
f/ratio:f30
Pixel Scale:0.213 arcsec
Gain:0
Exposure:0.5 sec
Video Length:?
Frames:
Stacked:28
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