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#1 Philip Pugh

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Posted 30 July 2022 - 01:51 PM

 

There was a lot of cloud around but Saturn was showing somewhat east of south. I took my 127mm Maksutov out and has a clear view with my 32mm Plossl eyepiece delivering a magnification of 64x. I could clearly see the rings and the space between the planet and rings but no other detail. I tried some afocal shots with my DSLR on automatic settings at various focal lengths.

I then tried prime focus at 1.54 metres focal length, ISO 100 and various exposures from 1/20 second to 1/5 second. 1/20 second was best.

 

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#2 MistrBadgr

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Posted 30 July 2022 - 05:24 PM

Thanks, Phillip! :)


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