Uranus with 4 moons

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Menno555
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Uranus with 4 moons

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At the moment Mars is in high demand, so I thought to try Uranus for a change and for the first time. It was getting light already, so just a few captures. It was very cool to see that blue/green disk but with processing I noticed the moons to my surprise :D
They are Ariel, Titania, Oberon and Umbriel (mag 14 - 15). Miranda is not showing, it's in the planet glow. A job for a next time.

But I am so stoked that I have captured those 4 moons.

And although I used the TeleVue Powermate 2.5x barlow, which makes my system focal length around 5000mm, it all is still without guiding. When I bought my mount, I doubted it cause it is expensive ... and I have zero regrets now :)

Full version on https://i.imgur.com/Adsc8nc.jpg

Bortle 7/8
Meade LX65 8" f/10 ACF OTA
Ioptron CEM25EC mount (no guiding)
Baader Neodymium Skyglow filter
TeleVue Powermate 2,5x barlow
Zwo ASI294MC Pro

Captured with SharpCap Pro
20 x 30 seconds @ -15 degrees Celsius / Gain 200 / Offset 30 / White balance R50/B50

Stacked with Planetary System Stacker

Processed in Photoshop: Levels, Curves, Shadows/Highlights

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Re: Uranus with 4 moons

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Very nice
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Re: Uranus with 4 moons

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GSBass wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:29 pmVery nice
Thanks1

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