Re: Around Saturn...

grantcblair May 3, 2013

Thanks, Ben.

The mystery star is indeed the one to which you refer. I don't have UCAC4, only UCAC3 - and it appears to be absent from UCAC3....go figure.


Thanks!

Grant

--- In guide-user@yahoogroups.com, Ben Hudgens <bhudgens@...> wrote:
>
> Grant,
>
> I'm using Apr 17 version of Guide 9 and I also see the same 109.7 mag
> when I right click on Daphnis.
>
> What I also noticed is in the Saturn moon listing when 'all' is turned
> on is that S10-S14 and S32-S35 are not displayed in the moon
> listing. This might be something Bill Gray needs to check out.
>
> Another strange thing...Even though it is not listed , you can still
> locate it by using 'GOTO' -Object Name and just type in Daphnis.
>
> As to the mystery object, I don't see anything in that positioin when
> comparing WikiSky, but there is 4UC393-059277, 13.4 mag star about 3.0'
> to the sw of Hyperion.
>
> Ben Hudgens
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> On 5/3/2013 7:14 AM, grantcblair wrote:
> >
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > I was viewing Saturn last night in unusually transparent and stable
> > skies and having some fun identifying eight of the visible satellites,
> > using Guide9.
> >
> > I noticed two anomalies:-
> >
> > 1. One of the invisble moons (S35, Daphnis) is listed as having an
> > apparent magnitude of 109.7 ?
> >
> > 2. There was a "mystery object" located in an extension of the line
> > from Titan through Hyperion, extended by maybe a factor of 1.3. This
> > would have put it at approx RA 11:24:41 and Dec -11:33:37 at the time
> > of my photos (May 3, 0350UT). Estimated magnitude was around 13-14.
> > This wasn't a moon, but also didn't show up at at all in Guide (I have
> > UCAC3 enabled). Are there stars as bright as this missing from UCAC3?
> >
> > Thanks for the help!
> >
> > Grant
> >
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