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Image of the Week
IOTW for 12 February 2013
Image Of The Week
Saturn Rising

The ringed planet, Saturn, is rising in the East around midnight during the first half of February, getting earlier each day until the end of the month when it will be rising by 11pm. Saturn always makes a great target for visual and photographic observations and there's nothing better than the "wow" you hear when people first see Saturn through a telescope. Saturn reaches opposition on 28th April at an altitude of 68deg (based on Sydney latitudes). Captured with a C11 scope and DBK618 camera.

Previous Images of the Week


 
Date Author Title
19 Dec RickS Helix Nebula in Narrowband
09 Dec Antu Colourful Night Sky
28 Nov dvj Rosette in Hydrogen-Alpha
19 Nov mental4astro A Fractured Moon - Rimae Hippalus
11 Nov Dennis The Remarkable AR 1890 Complex
28 Oct EricB South Pole of the Moon
18 Oct naskies NGC 247 Needle's Eye Galaxy
09 Oct Nicola Elephants Trunk Nebula - IC1396A
18 Sep CapturingTheNight Field of Dreams
10 Sep White Rabbit The Lagoon Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha
03 Sep Alex Cherney 25th Anniversary at the ATCA
20 Aug Shiraz NGC253 - The Sculptor Galaxy
13 Aug Bassnut The Tower in M16
06 Aug IanP Antares and Rho Ophiucus
29 Jul von Tom Venus after Sunset
09 Jul Paul Haese The Wolf - SL17 Dark Nebula
14 Jun strongmanmike The Keyhole Nebula
06 Jun marco Sharpless 308 - Cosmic Bubble
12 Feb asimov Saturn Rising
22 Jan SkyViking Thor's Helmet - NGC2359
14 Jan gregbradley The Horsehead and Flame Nebula Complex
07 Jan niko Star Trails from Airey's Inlet
01 Jan Peter Ward Happy New Year IceInSpace
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