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Saturn and Moons


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Seven of Saturn's classical moons can be seen in this image. Iapetus is in the lower left corner, with bright Titan above it. From left to right, the three moons left of the planet are Rhea, Dione and Tethys. Enceladus is clearly seen just right of Saturn. Hyperion is barely visible above Rhea.
Saturn Details:
Night of:Saturday July 11, 2015
Site:Laguna Niguel
Local Time:9:40 PM | Jul 11, 2015
Altitude:38
Distance:865,507,339 miles
Magnitude:+1.16 mV
Diameter:17.85 arcsec
Tilt:+23.99 NP
Phase Angle:4.51
Illumination:99.85%
ipx:469 ipx2
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Celestron NightScape
f/ratio:f6.3
Pixel Scale:0.73 arcsec
Gain:0
Exposure:1 sec
Video Length:?
Frames:
Stacked:4
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