Saturn

Many imagers start out strongly with Saturn, spending numerous hours with the planet in an attempt to capture subtle details such as the Encke Minima at the ring's outer edge or the disk's faint banding. Once a few processed images reveal these features, Saturn is forgotten. The rings as seen from Earth don't change much (other than their tilt), and the markings on the planet's face seem unchanging. But they're not. If you don't neglect Saturn, you might capture evidence of a massive storm on the disk. Consider imaging the ringed wonder any time it is in your skies.

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