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Saturn from 1.5 billion kilometres away

Posted by
Michael Skorulski (Toronto, Canada) on 3 March 2016 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

This image was taken at 5:00 this morning, March 3, 2016. The image was derived from an AVI taken with a ZWO ASI224MC camera using Sharpcap, C9.25, 2X barlow and no IR cut filter. Processed with Autostakkert 2, Registax 6 and Photoshop with Topaz Labs denoise. 775 frames were taken, 30 % of these were stacked. Conditions included a lot of dew and seeing was only fair.

Alun from Elton, United Kingdom

Stunning shot

3 Mar 2016 8:11am

@Alun: Thank you, Alun.

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Bravo, excellent.

3 Mar 2016 10:36am

franz from Baden, Austria

775 frames?!? wow .... (i'm still very much impressed, perhaps even more so than before ... ;-)

3 Mar 2016 11:09am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada


3 Mar 2016 11:40am

Devi from Chennai, India

superb !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3 Mar 2016 12:11pm

kerrfoa from Rennes, France

Superbe !!!!!!!!!!!!!

3 Mar 2016 5:33pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A gorgeous image! You took a lot of images! I am still amazed at how you did all of this!

3 Mar 2016 7:36pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Incredible shot!! It seems so "make believe" to me to see that this was captured. And wow!! 775 frames were captured??!!

3 Mar 2016 7:44pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Literally, another world.

3 Mar 2016 8:13pm

James from Central Florida, United States

Looks closer than that ... :)

4 Mar 2016 1:25am

Martine from France

Magnifique !

4 Mar 2016 1:28am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is an amazing shot.

4 Mar 2016 3:52am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Extraordinaire. )

4 Mar 2016 6:41am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien cette planète

4 Mar 2016 3:46pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
very nice!
L O V E L Y !

4 Mar 2016 8:26pm

JCJ from Troyes, France


5 Mar 2016 1:02pm