Moon Occults Saturn, 18 Sep 1997

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Photographer John Unkovich

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Settings / Equipment 600-line monochrome video camera at prime focus of LX-200 10" f/10 SCT; captured on PC with ATI All In Wonder video card w/frame grab; processed using Adobe Photoshop 4.0

Location Location, Date and Time - Downey, CA (33 deg 55'26"N / 118 deg 08'10"W); 18 Sep 1997, ~ 1100 UT.

Date / Time September 18, 1997 12:00 am


Additional Information This image was taken during the final seconds of the occultation. The last bit of Saturn's ring (the far left side) is about to reappear from behind the dark limb of the moon. Photographers - John Unkovich, assisted by Randy Cindrich