Saturn Feb. 12-13, 2003

Celestron Ultima 2000*

Philips Webcam

Donald F. Collins

Image composed of 148 video frames out of 296 frames of 1/33 sec each.  Focal length of telescope 2000 mm.  Image was acquired and composed with K3CCDTOOLS.  Many are distorted by wind and turbulence and discarded.    One minute of acquisition time with the telescope.

Compare this image with the first light image of Feb. 4, 2003

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*Telescope donated by Bernard Arghiere