Hyperion, or Saturn VII


Hyperion was discovered by William Bond, his son George and by William Lassell 1848. Its apparent magnitude was 14.7 at the time this image was taken. The greatly over-exposed image of Saturn lies to the right of the image.

Image information
Date and times of observation  2020-08-11 23:10 UT
Telescope 0.4m f/6.5 Dilworth-Relay
Camera Starlight Xpress Trius-PRO SX814 CCD
Filter None
Exposure 85s in 4 subs, average stacked
Centre of image RA 19h55m43.0s  Dec -21°02'44"
Image dimensions 7.0 arcmin × 5.5 arcmin