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Saturn - December 2003


Scope: C8 f/24 Location: Del Mar, CA 12/13/2003 and 12/19/2003 Camera: Vesta 690 

Exposure: Approx 160 x .2 sec, Color CCD Exposure with IR Block. (Both Images)

Processing: Images were captured in K3CCDTools. Aligned/stacked in Registax and saved as BMP. The images were resampled at 1.2x and some wavelet processing was applied. Color balancing and final touches in Photoshop.

The top image was made on Dec 19, 2003 and the bottom image was made on Dec. 13, 2003. The sky was reasonably stable for both of these images. Horizontal FOV is approx 1.5'


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