n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Observing Saturn for 30 years - light, shadows and seasons : observers page

Volume 70, Issue 1_2
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



It is amazing what amateur astronomers achieve these days. With modern CCD cameras, anyone who is interested in the subject can produce images of a quality that a few decades ago, professional astronomers could only dream of. However, this sometimes creates the impression that unless you have a collection of fancy and expensive astronomical equipment, you cannot do any astronomy. This is not true, of course, and this paper presents an observing project of the planet Saturn that requires modest equipment only.

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