Saturn in 2004-2005 

Observing Site: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire, UK & Barbados, West Indies.. +5136' N, 0046" W & +1306' N, 5930" W

Opposition date: January13th, 2005. Apparent Opposition Diameter: 20.49". Declination:+2120'. Constellation: Gemini.

 

Saturn on April 28th, 2005. .As if one evening wasnt enough, another evening of perfect seeing occurred the next day yet more stunning views  9.25" Schmidt Cassegrain. Lumenera LU075M CCD camera.


Saturn on April 27th, 2005. .An evening of perfect seeing  with stunning views visually 9.25" Schmidt Cassegrain. Lumenera LU075M CCD camera.


Saturn on April 25th, 2005. .The great seeing persisted for a third evening on the ringed Planet. 9.25" Schmidt Cassegrain. Lumenera LU075M CCD camera.


Saturn on April 24th, 2005. .Another fine view of Saturn on the second evening of imaging it. 9.25" Schmidt Cassegrain. Lumenera LU075M CCD camera.


Saturn on April 23rd, 2005. .The first image of Saturn during the observing mission. 9.25" Schmidt Cassegrain. Lumenera LU075M CCD camera.


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Saturn on April 2nd, 2005.

9.25" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F39. ATK-1HS camera. RGB filters.


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Saturn on March 27th, 2005.

9.25" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F39. ATK-1HS camera. RGB filters.


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Saturn on March 19th, 2005.

9.25" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F39. ATK-1HS camera. RGB filters.


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Saturn on February 27th, 2005.

9.25" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F39. ATK-1HS camera. RGB filters.


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Saturn on February 16th, 2005.

9.25" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F39. ATK-1HS camera. RGB filters.


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Saturn on February 7th, 2005.

9.25" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F39. ATK-1HS camera. RGB filters.


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Saturn on January 13th, 2005. Opposition night 2005.

9.25" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F39. ATK-1HS camera. RGB filters.


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Saturn on January 5th, 2005. Appearing here just 9 days from opposition.

9.25" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F39. ATK-1HS camera. RGB filters.


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Saturn on December 11th, 2004. A wealth of detail can be seen in this image obtained in excellent seeing conditions.

9.25" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F39. ATK-1HS camera. RGB filters.


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Saturn on October 1st, 2004. Again very early in the apparition and captured quickly in almost daylight conditions at sunrise.

11" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain @ F36. Philips ToUcam Pro camera. Observatory of D. Tyler.

 


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