Russell Croman Astrophotography  

 

 

Saturn


 

Technical Details

Optics:14" f/10 RCOS Ritchey-Chrétien Cassegrain at f/20 withTeleVue 2" 2x PowerMate.
Mount:Astro-Physics 1200GTO.
Camera:Philips ToUCam Pro.
Dates/Times:14 January 2003.
Location:my backyard observatory in Austin, Texas.
Exposure Details:600x 1/25 sec.
Processing:ImagesPlus (crop, deconvolution), RegiStax (alignment, combination, wavelet filtering), PhotoShop (levels), MaxImDL (color balance).
Processing:Two of Saturn's moons are visible here. To the left is Tethys, and above the planet is Rhea. This image is inverted in the horizontal axis.