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Observation by Richard McKim: Saturn in 2017

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Richard McKim

Observer

Richard McKim

Observed

2017 Aug 27 - 18:30

Uploaded

2018 Jan 02 - 12:02

Objects

Saturn

Equipment
  • 41 cm Dall Kirkham Cassegrain
  • Other details upon the drawing
Location

Upper Benefield, Northants.

Target name

Saturn

Title

Saturn in 2017

About this image

This was the only reasonably good drawing I could make in 2017 with Saturn so low from the UK. I always think the NTB is darker and broader than its southern counterpart, when the rings are well open upon the other face. Just over one Saturnian year ago from Pic du Midi in perfect seeing during the summer of 1986 I recall the NTB being even more conspicuous.

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