Location of Photo:
Cupertino, CA USA
Date/Time of photo:
30 May 2012 06:21 UTC
10 inch f/6 home-built Newtonian 5x Powermate @ f/30 Flea 3 Bayer-matrix color camera Orion Atlas EQ-G mount
Saturn imaged from Northern California, San Jose area, in variable seeing (good to average). The image shows the main cloud band structure; the C-ring is plainly visible, with the shadows of planet-on-rings and rings-on-planet also evident.