Uranus And Satellites Ariel, Miranda, Oberon, Titania And Umbriel
Taken by Dennis Simmons on October 24, 2017 @ Brisbane, Qld, Australia
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Date Taken: 2017:11:17 19:32:21
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On 24th October 2017 I managed to record the 5 brighter satellites of Uranus; Ariel, Miranda, Oberon, Titania and Umbriel.
Uranus details:
Magnitude: 5.69
Size: 3.7
Earth Distance: 18.9 AU
Diameter: 51118.0 km
Satellite details:
(Name/Mag/Angular separation)
Ariel 14m3 11.2”
Miranda 16m7 09.5”
Oberon 14m1 41.9”
Titania 13m9 23.4”
Umbriel 15m0 14.5”

Equipment details:
Takahashi Mewlon 210 F11.5.
TeleVue 2” Powermate x2.0
Efl 4830mm at F23

Camera details:
Atik 414EX Camera
Exposure 30sec
5 frames
Image scale of 0.28 arsec/pixel

It was a tough job digging 16.7 magnitude Miranda out of the glare of the disc of Uranus but choosing the time of maximum elongation (9.5 arc secs) and favourable seeing, made the task feasible.


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