NED on Opposite Sides of Saturn

NED on Opposite Sides of Saturn

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These two images of Saturn were taken on the nights of February 16 and 18. They capture the North Electrostatic Disturbance NED from two different longitudes, 193 degree apart, or from nearly direct opposite sides of the plant. The NED now nearly encircles Saturn. It is moving rapidly at around 3 degrees per day or approximately 3,049 kilometers.

NED on Opposite Sides of Saturn

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Date Imaged       :

February 16 and 18, 2011

Lens       :

N16 f/22

Camera       :

DBK21

Filter       :

RGB

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio