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Saturn Image


October 12, 1995


Image of Saturn taken with a Cookbook CB245
Telescope: C-11 with two 2x cascaded Barlows (f/40)
Date: 12,October,95
Exposure Time: 1 sec.
Camera mode: 378x242 external binning.
Place: Alcorcon (Madrid,SPAIN)
Authors: Jesus Rodriguez, Rafael Gonzalez & Francisco

Image is dark-frame substracted (no flat-fielded) and post processed with stretching, logaritmic scaling, unsharp masking and noise reduction. Image best seen with gamma display around 2.0. Then, two satellites can be seen as fuzzy points at each side of the disc.

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