Planet Saturn – April 2013


Saturn, the ringed planet. These rings are made up mainly of particles of ice and dust varying in size from a few micrometers to ten meters, all orbiting Saturn at different speeds. The total thickness of the rings is at most a few tens of meters.

Technical details:

Telescope: Celestron Edge HD14 (focal length)
Camera: Flea3 from Point Grey Research
Exposure: video capture where 3,000 frames were selected and stacked
Place: Laval, Qc