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Saturn and moons


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About this observation
David Swan
Time of observation
08/07/2017 - 23:38
Saturn and some of its moons
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Scope: 200mm SCT at f/10
Camera: ASI178MC
Software: FireCapture, AS!3 and Registax
Stack of 90 frames over 70s
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22:38 UT, 23:38 BST.

The moons are (clockwise from twelve o'clock position): Dione (inner), Titan (outer), Enceladus (inner), Iapetus (outer; western elongation, so brighter!), Tethys (inner), Rhea (inner).  Don't mistake the points at seven (inner) and nine (outer) o'clock for moons - they are stars.

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