Here are 7 of Saturn’s moons

earthsky.org | 8/18/2018 | Deborah Byrd
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View larger. | Tom Wildoner captured this image of 7 of Saturn’s moons at The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, Pennsylvania, USA.

Tom Wildoner wrote:

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Here is a view of at least seven of Saturn’s moons taken on August 4, 2018. Two different over-exposed images were used using the ZWO ASI290MC camera and SharpCap software package.

Tech Specs: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120mmED Triplet Refractor, Celestron CGEM-DX mount, ASI 290MC. Captured with SharpCap software and Corel Paintshop Pro.

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I asked Tom if he used an occulting disk to blot out the image of Saturn itself, so tht the faint moons would become visible. He said no, adding:

The over-exposure itself causes Saturn to burn right through the image. It’s basically a white...
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