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Saturn
First picture with webcam
38 days after opposition


Viewing at 100%
This first image of Saturn with the NexImage5 camera shows the inner Crepe (C) Ring. At 38 days past opposition, the planet's shadow on the rings can be seen to the left.
Saturn Details:
Night of:Wednesday June 5, 2013
Site:Palomar Mountain
Local Time:10:00 PM | Jun 5, 2013
Altitude:46
Distance:839,497,874 miles
Magnitude:+1.03 mV
Diameter:18.4 arcsec
Tilt:+20.9 NP
Phase Angle:3.78
Illumination:99.89%
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Celestron NexImage5
f/ratio:f/10
Pixel Scale:0.214 arcsec
Gain:10
Exposure:0.2 sec
Video Length:?
Frames:
Stacked:665
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