First Saturn for the Season

First Saturn for the Season

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Saturn presented itself quite high in the sky at midnight last night as it approaches closer to Earth. Its rings continue to tilt towards us.

 

For comparison, an image of the ring tilt taken a year ago can be found here:

 

http://stardustobservatory.org/upload/saturn/SaturnApril72012_23063419arcsecN16f29Flea315xresampled_20120408214201.jpg



Date Imaged       :

March 29, 2013

Lens       :

N16 at f/22

Camera       :

Flea3

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio