Occultation of Saturn by the Moon on 02nd March 2007

On 2nd of March 2007 an occultation of the planet Saturn by the Moon took place, which was visible in Germany. Between some clouds a few pictures could be taken through a Meade 8 inch, f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, f/6.3 focal reducer, flip-mirror, Ploessl 25 mm eyepiece and a Nikon Coolpix 4500 digital camera. This combination has been used successful during the transit of venus for viewing Here are some images from the occultation. Times are given in CET (GMT+1). Click on a link below the images to view a larger version.

Before occultation:

03:35
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section with Saturn
03:36
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section with Saturn
03:37
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section with Saturn
03:38
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section with Saturn

After occultation:

04:21
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section with Saturn

Last revised: 2007-03-03


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