Saturn

 

19th #March 2005

f20

21st Feb 2004
Philips ToUCam unmodified
10" LX-200 at f10

600 frames @ 640x480 in Astrosnap. Best 400 stacked in Registax2 with 2x resampling, final image saved at original size

 

28th Jan 2004

Philips ToUCam unmodified
10" LX-200 at f10

400 frames @ 640x480 in Astrosnap. Best 200 stacked in Registax2 with 2x resampling, final image saved at original size

 

17th Dec 2003
Philips ToUCam unmodified
10" LX-200 at f10

300 frames @ 640x480 in Astrosnap. Best 200 stacked in Registax2 with 2x resampling, final image saved at original size

 

7th Dec 2003
Philips ToUCam unmodified
10" LX-200 at f10

400 frames @ 640x480 in Astrosnap. Best 200 stacked in Registax2 with 2x resampling, final image saved at original size

5th Feb 2003
Philips ToUCam unmodified
10" LX-200 at f20 (2x Meade ETX Barlow)

500 frames 640x480 captured in Astrosnap, processing in Registax and Paintshop Pro 7
7th Jan 2003  22:20 UTC
LX-200 @ f20  Ambient temp -1 degC
ToUCam 330 frames  1/25  Gain 50% Sat 100% Bright 30% Gamma 0%

Registax: Linear Initial 2 Step 0.  1-x 2-13.2 3-9.5 4-7.3 5-3.2 6-4.1
6th Jan 2003  21:58 UTC
LX-200 @ f10  Ambient temp -2 degC
ToUCam 225 frames  1/33  Gain 50%

Registax: Linear Initial 2 Step 0.  1-3.6 2-2.7 3-1 4-1 5-1 6-1
5th Jan 2003
Philips ToUCam unmodified
10" LX-200 at f10 
270 frames 640x480 1/50 Gain 80% Gamma 60% Bright 50%
captured in Astrosnap, processing in Registax and Paintshop Pro 7

 

Picture from the Hubble space telescope against which to judge my efforts...

 

14th Nov 2001
Philips Vesta 675 unmodified, Mogg adapter
10" LX-200 at F20 (2x "Shorty" Barlow)

51 frames 640x480 captured in Vega, stacked in Astrostack 2x resample, Unsharp mask 4, LR deconv 2. 50% reduction in final image size in PaintShop Pro 7

This is an plot of the pixel values taken through the best cross section of the rings. Thanks to George Hall for his excellent web page and description of this analysis technique.

 

9th Nov 2001
Philips Vesta 675 unmodified
10" LX-200 at F6.3 prime focus

38 frames stacked in Astrostack, Unsharp mask 4, LR deconv 2
 


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