with the Sun above the horizon
At this magnification, the rings are very distinct, despite the usually bad seeing in the afternoon
when its hot out as here. Cassinis division is seen here fairly well, and the deep leaden yellow
color of Saturn can be glimpsed even against a bright blue sky.
Instrument: 12.5" f/5 Newtonian
CCD Camera: Vesta Cam Pro with Sony Sensor
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing FWHM = 5 sec Transparency 8/10
Outside Temperature: 90F
Processing Tools: Photoshop, Registax
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