It has been a poor winter and early spring for Astronomy, so I've been trying to take what I can get. Fighting poor (1/5) transparency and hazy clouds, I think I managed to eek out a portion of the Enceladus transit.
First is a simulation from Cartes du Ceil. (Click on for 2frame animation of what I think I've captured).
Next a still view of both times from the animation.
Thirdly, a composite of moons including Mimas (look closely near upper left of rings.
With labels of what I think i see (please post a response to let me know what you see)
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Michael A. Phillips
- Loving husband, proud father, computer geek, astro freak, music lover, sports nut and general fun-loving guyI think I'm the kind of person who doesn't like strong opinions. It doesn't matter if I agree with your opinion or not, it's not factual, it never will be 100% factual and I don't care for it. That's probably why I hate politics.I've always loved facts, provable facts of nature and things concerning science.Over time, I found that most facts are mostly reference and it was the creation of and discovery of new things that intrigued me."A good friend once told me you are our memorywithout them we equal nothingAnd all I can see is the place I wanna beSuddenly my life was so freeLeaves at my feet, blown to the groundtheir echoes are reaching my earsNights coming fast, suns going down" - A7x