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Saturn Image 2011/06/02(UT)

Gentile Angelo,Paul G. Abel,Damian Peach,Gerald Stelmack
Gentile,P.Abel,D.Peach,G.Stelmack

Gentile Angelo (356mm SC)

[Gentile Angelo:  Manfredonia ITALY]

Paul G. Abel(203mm reflector)
Initially seeing was good,but by the time I came to the end of the drawing it was quite poor. After that it was completely useless and I retired indoors. I was able to glimpse some tantalizing details of the storms in this section,but due to the constantly shifting image definition,I was only able to put down the most prominent details,these were as follows:
-Turbulent appearance of the NTropZ and the north edge of the NEB(n). The whole area of the belt looked fractured and irregular,but getting a handle on the fine structure was rather difficult.
-Bright white storm near the proc. limb.
-A number of brighter regions in the NTropZ and NTZ?
-A rather strong greenish hue present in the NTZ in particular,and extended down to the NPR.
-TWS seen.
Tethys was transiting the disk but in the deteriorating conditions I had not hope of seeing it.
[Paul G. Abel:Leicester:United Kingdom]
Damian Peach (350mm Celestron SCT)
One of those sessions where the image at capture didnft look all that good but sharpened well. Lots of stormy
activity on this hemisphere with two prominent brighter cores standing out from the general storm turbulence,

[Damian Peach: Loudwater,Buckinghamshire,United Kingdom]
Gerald Stelmack(235 mm SC)
2011/06/02 (GS Sat-2011-06-02)   03:48 UT
CM1=306.18 CM2=145.47 CM3=90.67
Mag = 0.8  Dia = 18.2" C9.25 (235 mm) DMK 21AF04.AS
Astronomik LRGB Type 2  Seeing: 3/10

[G.Stelmack : Canada]

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