Monthly Archives: March 2009

Titan causes a Solar Eclipse on Saturn

On the evening of 12th March Saturn’s Moon Titan passed between the Sun and Saturn, from Sydney we could see Titan casting a shadow onto Saturn. The effect is subtle but you can see a darker splash on the left hand edge of the planet. The photographic technique was very simple, I put the camera up to the eyepiece, it is surprising that it worked as well as it did.

A more comprehensive story is on the Blog of Sydney Observatory under THIS LINK.

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