Saturn | 2013 - 2016

2013

Saturn
30 May 2013
Saturn
1 July 2013

2014

Saturn
31 March 2014

11 May 2014, at opposition.


16 May 2014

19 May 2014


28 May 2014

14 June 2014


22 June 2014


Animation of the 31 March and 11 May 2014 images showing the surge in brightness of the ring system at opposition known as the Seeliger effect.

 

2015


28 May 2015, about five days after opposition

24 June 2015


30 July 2015

2016


19 June 2016

Animation of the changing apparent tilt of the planet from 2013 to 2016.

 


Schmidt-Cassegrain 11-inch telescope working at about f/20; image stacks of multiple frames made with a monochrome camera through red, green and blue filters.