Uranus, Titania, and Oberon

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 At opposition, Uranus is visible to the naked eye in dark skies, and becomes an easy target even in urban conditions with binoculars. In larger amateur telescopes with an objective diameter of between 15 and 23 cm, Uranus appears as a pale cyan disk with distinct limb darkening. With a large telescope of 25 cm or wider, cloud patterns, as well as some of the larger satellites, such as Titania and Oberon, may be visible.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: 10″ f/5.8 Newtonian
Imaging cameras: Canon 60Da
Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT72ED
Guiding cameras: SBIG ST-i Mono
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS4, Software Bisque The Sky X Pro
Accessories: TeleVue 4x Powermate
Dates: Aug. 14, 2013
Frames: 10×60″
Integration: 0.2 hours

Author: Chad Quandt
AstroPhotography of the day by SPONLI 09 June 2014