The most beautiful object in the Solar system! The rings can be easily seen with a 3” telescope and a 4” or bigger telescope will allow you to tease out more detail. Look out for the Cassini division in Saturn’s ring and Saturn’s largets Moon Titan.
Orange (Wratten #21) Improves contrast on the equitorial belts
Green (Wratten #58) Improves polar regions
Try using an IR pass filter to reduce the impact of the Earths atmosphere – requires a larger telescope.
Images of Saturn are from the same 2 minute long raw format video, but stacked and processed differently. The last version had a 1.5x drizzle applied to enlarge the size.
•Skywatcher heq5 pro mount
•Skywatcher skymax 150 pro maksutov cassegrain telescope
•celestron 2× Barlow
•Zwo asi290mc one shot colour uncooled CMOS camera
•Captured with ASICAP for android
•First and second version stacked in registax, the last version in autostakkert with wavelets in registax
•Final processing in GIMP
•Raw16 colour space
•Exposure time 82000ųs
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