Saturn

Saturn as seen on August 5, 2018. Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system with a diameter of 72,000 miles and orbiting 890 million miles from the Sun. Saturn takes 29 years to complete one orbit around the sun and rotates once every 10.5 hours.

  • Date – 05 August 2018
  • Location – Backyard
  • Telescope – Meade 8” SCT @ f/20 (4000mm focal length)
  • Camera – ASI224MC
  • Guiding – None
  • Mount – Orion Atlas Pro AZ-EQ
  • Exposures: 10ms stack, Gain 475
  • Processing – AutoStakkert-3, Registax-6

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