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Saturn and Moons


Viewing at 100%
Saturn is overexposed to show its 3 outermost classical moons. For scale, another image this date shows Iapetus.
Saturn Details:
Night of:Saturday August 15, 2015
Site:Palomar Mountain
Local Time:9:20 PM | Aug 15, 2015
Altitude:28
Distance:914,715,639 miles
Magnitude:+1.34 mV
Diameter:16.89 arcsec
Tilt:+28.8 NP
Phase Angle:5.79
Illumination:99.75%
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Celestron NightScape
f/ratio:f/6.3
Pixel Scale:1.45 arcsec
Gain:0
Exposure:20 sec
Video Length:?
Frames:
Stacked:20
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