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#1 Paul G. Abel

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 09:31 AM

Greetings all!

Here's a recent observation I made of Saturn with the university of Leicester's 20" DK telescope. As you can see there are plenty of details!

Recently I have (along with David Gray) become convinced that Titan has got redder. On the 18th I made a drawing of Titan and also compared it with the G-class star 34 Bootis. It was evident that Titan was more redder than 34 Bootis!

Best wishes,
-Paul.
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#2 niteskystargazer

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 11:41 AM

Paul,

Very good sketch of Saturn :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

Tom

#3 Sol Robbins

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 12:05 PM

Great!

#4 Jef De Wit

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Posted 21 May 2011 - 12:59 PM

Is there a reason for the "redder" Titan?

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 06:16 AM

Paul,

You really captured some nice detail with that scope. What moon is that preceding the southern limb?

#6 frank5817

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 06:24 AM

Paul,

Wonderful sketching.
Had a look at Saturn last night myself - no sketching for me with very much turbulence in the atmosphere from my location.

Frank :)

#7 Paul G. Abel

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 06:52 AM

That's Tethys.

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Posted 22 May 2011 - 08:54 PM

Nice work Paul. Interesting ob of my fav moon.

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