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Another Saturn from the Northeastern U.S.

Started by elancer65, 02/02/2005 09:05PM
Posted 02/02/2005 09:05PM Opening Post
Hi all,

We had some good seeing in the northeastern U.S. as everyone can see from Eric Todd's image. This was taken from southeastern Massachusetts on February 1, 2004 at 4:17 UT. It was 10 degrees Fahrenheit when I took this image, I have to move to Florida smile

Meade LX90 8" SCT @ f/35
Phillpis ToUcam Pro 2 840
Seeing 6/10
Transparency 4/5
744 of 1451 frames used

Clear skies,

Ed Roach

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Posted 02/03/2005 01:55AM #1
Great job! It is nice to see high quality images from these latitudes - keep up the good work.

Posted 02/03/2005 06:11AM #2
Very nice image Ed. Nice detail. I may be switching to an f10 scope smile

Thanks for posting,
Tom T

Tom T.
Guilford, CT smile
Posted 02/03/2005 06:19AM #3
Ed, thats really a superb Saturn, great smooth processing!

-Mike Wirths
Posted 02/03/2005 06:26AM #4
Great image. That is the best 8" Meade image I have ever seen. Nice job with the processing - bands look nice.
Posted 02/03/2005 07:31AM #5
Excellent shot Edward!
Great color, contrast & detail on the globe & rings...

Keep'em coming! wink

Ivan Gastaldo 8)
Coconut Creek, FL

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Posted 02/03/2005 08:14AM #6
Outstanding image Ed!

You SCT guys are almost making me sorry for selling my C9.25. Almost. smile

John Krawczyk
Crownsville, MD
Posted 02/03/2005 05:33PM #7
Thank you everyone for your kind comments. If this winter continues as it has so far, I probably won't get my next image for another month. Who knows, maybe I'll get lucky and have a good February. grin

Clear & steady skies,

Ed Roach
Posted 02/03/2005 08:11PM #8
Beautiful! Thanks for sharing.
Posted 02/03/2005 08:44PM #9
Good seeing indeed! Weathering the cold seems to have been worth it. Exceptional image.