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¤••••• Subject: Mars September 15h 2020 at 08:46 UT

Received: 16 September 2020 at 00:13 JST

 

Here is an image of Mars taken September 15th 2020 at 08:46 UT

It should be noted that this is a new filter set from previous images and is a LRGB with L = 400-700 nm.

 

http://www.egrafton.com/mars_09_15_20.jpg

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200912/EGf12Sept20.png

 

 

Ed GRAFTON (Houston, TX)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/14-Kumamori

Received: 15 September 2020 at 22:08 JST

 

Mars image on 14 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200914/Km14Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars, Sep 14 RGB (with image)

Received: 15 September 2020 at 16:14 JST

 

Hi all, some good seeing this morning on Mars, here's a true colour RGB image made by combining nearly an hours worth of RGBB data.

The hard part with combining data in WinJupos is to get the template rotation correct, it's quite frustrating trying to do this on surface features so in the end I gave up and used the moons.

 

Attached for your amusement is a 60-second stack of overexposed IR650 longpass showing Phobos and Deimos (indicated also by WJ). The other constellations of marks are all from hot pixels, you can see that they all have the same pattern from the alignment and stacking, whereas Phobos and Deimos are single images. Note Deimos also has a bright pixel added by WJ as part of the measurement template.

 

Link:
http://www.acquerra.com.au/astro/gallery/mars/index.live?dir=/mars&image=20200914-171406

 

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200914/AWs14Sept20.png

 

Anthony WESLEY (QLD, AUSTRALIA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images 14 September 2020

Received: 15 September 2020 at 14:33 JST

 

Mars images on 14 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200914/Ys14Sept20.png

 

Yasunobu YOSHIZAWA (Fukui, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images - September 13

Received: 15 September 2020 at 10:19 JST

 

Sir,

Attached are Mars images from September 13. Average seeing (3/5) for the first set.

Clouds rolled in for while and then cleared out for good seeing (4/5) during the second set. 

Below average transparency for both sets. The cloud over Arsia Mons was quite bright.

 

Regards,

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200913/PGc13Sept20.png

 

Peter GORCZYNSKI (Oxford, CT)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 14 September 0054UT  RGB IR

Received: 14 September 2020 at 21:21 JST

 

Hi all,

My conscience finally got the better of me in the early hours of this morning, with Mars having suffered some neglect from my side with so much attention on the developments on Jupiter.

The IR was the best, but conditions not great for the RGB. If nothing else, a nice low res view of Solis Lacus.

Best regards, Clyde

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200914/CFs14Sept20.png

 

Clyde FOSTER (Centurion, SOUTH AFRICA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image - Sept 13 UT

Received: 14 September 2020 at 18:30 JST

 

Dear CMO,
Attached is a Mars image from Sept 13, 2020  16:53:02 UT

Comments:
Here is an LRGB image with the 685nm filter and color data from the 224MC.
N. polar clouds visible as well as white clouds on preceding limb (confirmed visually with B filter in the telescope).

Will try for true RBG imaging if the skies remain clear next time.

 
https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200913/RHf13Sept20.png

 

best regards,


Robert HEFFNER (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/13-Kumamori

Received: 14 September 2020 at 18:17 JST

 

Mars image on 13 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200913/Km13Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/13

Received: 14 September 2020 at 16:24 JST

 

Mars images on 13 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200913/Oz13Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Kimikazu OZAKI (Aichi, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images (Sep 12th)

Received: 14 September 2020 at 02:19 JST

 

Hi all,

 

Here are some images from Sep 12th. Excellent seeing. The B filter result was especially good. Note the high altitude cloud on the terminator.

http://www.damianpeach.com/mars2020/m2020_09_12dp.jpg

 

Best wishes,

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200912/DPc12Sept20.png

 

Damian PEACH (Selsey, WS, the UK)

http://www.damianpeach.com/

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars - September 12, 2020

Received: 14 September 2020 at 01:50 JST

 

Dear Masami,

Attached is an image set of Mars taken on September 12th from here in Houston, Texas, USA

The north polar hood appears to be getting brighter and some blue morning clouds over Syrtis Major.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200912/WFl12Sept20.png

 

Best wishes,

 

Bill FLANAGAN (Houston, TX )

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images 12th September 2020

Received: 13 September 2020 at 23:51 JST

 

Hi all,

Two sets on the 12th. The conditions were superb despite a slightly lower transparency.

The Arsia butterfly cloud can be seen.

 

Christophe

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200912/CPl12Sept20.png

 

Christophe PELLIER (Nantes, FRANCE)
Planetary astronomy and imaging

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 20200912

Received: 13 September 2020 at 23:28 JST

 

Mars images on 12 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200912/Ak12Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 10 September 2020

Received: 13 September 2020 at 22:04 JST

 

Dear All,
Attached a set of Mars images from 10 September session.
Between clouds image capturing, seeing was terrible, Mars was like bouncing somthing in the view field, though the transparency was great to be able to glimpsed the winter Milkyway, and felt relieved to see not so faint  Betelgeuse!

 

Visually, northern desert area weared a beautiful rosy tint, Sinus Sabaeus/Meridiani and Mare Acidalium slightly bluish, and the rest of darkar area looked to be warm toned.

 

  GOOOOD Seeing!

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200910/Kn10Sept20.png

 

Reiichi KONNAÏ (Fukushima, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/11-Kumamori

Received: 13 September 2020 at 15:38 JST

 

Mars images on 11 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200911/Km11Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars: September 12, 2020

Received: 13 September 2020 at 09:57 JST

 

Hi –

I have attached my latest images of Mars September 12, 2020 between 9:34 UT to 10:01 UT.

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200912/FMl12Sept20.png

 

  Thanks,

 

 Frank J MELILLO (Holtsville, NY)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020 September 07

Received: 13 September 2020 at 09:36 JST

 

Dear Mars Observers,

Here are some images from the 7th, when I noted an interesting terminator irregularity in the southern hemisphere, around L=116, B=-20.

It looks like an indentation or a wave, and was present in all the images, in all colours, but most clear in the first one, the red from 02:38.8. Ifve shown an enlargement of the terminator here. Ifve never seen this appearance before.

Is it a shadow of a wave of dust?

David

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/DAr07Sept20.png

 

David ARDITTI (Edgware, Middx., the UK)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images - September 12

Received: 13 September 2020 at 07:30 JST

 

Sir,

Attached is a set of Mars images from September 12.

Good seeing (4/5). Good transparency and clear.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200912/PGc12Sept20.png

 

Regards,

 

Peter GORCZYNSKI (Oxford, CT)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images 10th September 2020

Received: 13 September 2020 at 01:57 JST

 

Hi all,

Some images taken under good seeing.

The planet has just passed southern summer solstice now and the dust activity looks very low.

By the end of the month, the boreal storm zones of Acidalium, Utopia and Arcadia should resume their activity.

The orographic cloud of Arsia Mons, the only one active at the current season, its caught at its maximum near sunset.

Christophe

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200910/CPl10Sept20.png

 

Christophe PELLIER (Nantes, FRANCE)
Planetary astronomy and imaging

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars September 12h 2020 at 08:39 UT

Received: 13 September 2020 at 00:37 JST

 

Here is an image of Mars taken September 12th 2020 at 08:39 UT.

 

http://www.egrafton.com/mars_09_12_20.jpg

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200912/EGf12Sept20.png

 

 

Ed GRAFTON (Houston, TX)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image (Sep 11th)

Received: 12 September 2020 at 22:42 JST

 

Hi all,

Here is Mars on Sep 11th. The Arsia Mons cloud is well seen.

http://www.damianpeach.com/mars2020/m2020_09_11dp.jpg

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200911/DPc11Sept20.png

 

Damian PEACH (Selsey, WS, the UK)

http://www.damianpeach.com/

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image - Sept 11 UT

Received: 12 September 2020 at 17:43 JST

 

Dear CMO
Attached is a Mars image from Sept 11, 2020  16:53:02 UT

Comments:
Here is an LRGB image with the 610nm filter and color data from the 224MC.
Passing clouds with fair seeing seems to be the holding pattern here, but visually the views have been excellent this apparition.

Will try and do more filter work the next few weeks, skies permitting.

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200911/RHf11Sept20.png

 

best regards,


Robert HEFFNER (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Jupiter 20200911

Received: 12 September 2020 at 07:25 JST

 

Jupiter images on 11 September 2020.

 


 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/10-Kumamori

Received: 11 September 2020 at 21:19 JST

 

Mars images on 10 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200910/Km10Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image 9th September 2020

Received: 11 September 2020 at 20:30 JST

 

Hello all
Please find attached an image of Mars taken on the 9th September from Melbourne Australia in good seeing conditions.

Telescope was my 30cm Newtonian working at approximately f/17 with a ZWO ASI290mm camera + Astronomik RGB filters.

 

Best wishes

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200909/MVl09Sept20.png

 

Maurice VALIMBERTI (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars, Sep 9 RGB

Received: 11 September 2020 at 15:55 JST

 

Hi all, here's a true colour image of Mars on Sep 9. Blue cloud still
prominent in the far north, South Polar ice at bottom, and teh
colouration of the bottom right quadrant makes me suspect some airborne
dust. This image was made by derotating 4 RGB runs covering 40 minutes.

Link:
http://www.acquerra.com.au/astro/gallery/mars/index.live?dir=/mars&image=20200909-170807

regards, Anthony

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200909/AWs09Sept20.png

 

Anthony WESLEY (QLD, AUSTRALIA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 20200910

Received: 11 September 2020 at 09:52 JST

 

Mars images on 10 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200910/Ak10Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars M200910 ishibashi

Received: 11 September 2020 at 09:40 JST

 

Mars images on 10 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200910/Is10Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Tsutomu ISHIBASHI (Kanagawa, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image (July 13th)

Received: 11 September 2020 at 03:58 JST

 

Hi all,

Here is an image from back on July 13th. Chryse/Meridiani on view.

Mars was still rather dusty around this time following the regional storm across this hemisphere.

 

http://www.damianpeach.com/mars2020/m2020_07_13dp.jpg

 

Best wishes,

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200713/DPc13July20.png

 

Damian PEACH (Selsey, WS, the UK)

http://www.damianpeach.com/

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Jupiter 20200908

Received: 10 September 2020 at 20:43 JST

 

Jupiter images on 8 September 2020.

 


 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars Stereo Pair Images

Received: 10 September 2020 at 18:38 JST

 

Dear All,
 The weather hasn't been quite cooperative these days. I am attaching here a new montage with the 03 September Mars images for stereoscopic freeviewing.

 



For steroscopic inspection of Mars images, please refer to my leadoff article in CMO# 403:Application of Stereoscopic Inspection to Planetary Images:

 https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmomn4/CMO403.pdf

 

 Valles Marineris System may be quite spectacular with your view, but I think it's likely an illusion due to the confusing mimetic albedo pattern inside of the Martian Grand Canyon. Whereas the real relief of Olympus Mons seems to be about to be perceptible! I will try again, hopefully with higher resolution.

 

    Stay Safe, Stay Martian,

 

Full size image here.

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmo/top/Kn_03sept20_Stereo.jpg

 

Reiichi KONNAÏ (Fukushima, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: first image

Received: 10 September 2020 at 18:09 JST

 

Hi,
Due to a number of issues, like a large tree and mountain to my east, and bad pain from a hip that will shortly be replaced, this is my first Mars image for the season.

I'm not able to pull my usual telescope (8" f/20 Mak-Cass) because of the hip but I'm pleased with the results considering I'm using a 6" Dynamax telescope. Despite what you have heard, this telescope is of excellent quality!

Cheers,

 

-Rik

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200908/RHi08Sept20.png

 

Rik HILL (Tucson. AZ)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 20200908 UV images

Received: 10 September 2020 at 06:23 JST

 

Mars UV images on 8 September 2020.

 


 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image (July 23rd)

Received: 10 September 2020 at 03:55 JST

 

Hi all,

Here is an image from July 23rd.

Several sessions from past weeks to process and this is the first.

Syrtis Major/Hellas on view.

 

http://www.damianpeach.com/mars2020/m2020_07_23dp.jpg

 

Best wishes,

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200723/DPc23July20.png

 

Damian PEACH (Selsey, WS, the UK)

http://www.damianpeach.com/

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 20200908

Received: 10 September 2020 at 00:03 JST

 

Mars images on 8 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200908/Ak08Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images 7 September 2020

Received: 9 September 2020 at 21:45 JST

 

Mars images on 7 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/Ys07Sept20.png

 

Yasunobu YOSHIZAWA (Fukui, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/08-Kumamori

Received: 9 September 2020 at 18:07 JST

 

Mars images on 8 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200908/Km08Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars Images Montage

Received: 9 September 2020 at 16:53 JST

 

Hi All,


Nightly dense river fog obscured Mars these days. I am attaching here amontage from the images taken on 03 September.

Reproducibility of the detail seems to be good.

 

Central flank of Olympus Mons coming from the western limb shows reddish hue, this was distinct visually too. Images vary a bit from one to one, may be due to changing seeing/transparency, and to the handlings of image processing also.

 

As for Valles Marineris, no clear change of its gshadows and lightsh as it approaching to the eastern evening terminator (which would be a proof of detecting shadowed 3D image of the great Martian canyon) seems to be shown in this series of Mars images.

 

I will try again in the post opposition opportunity of this apparition.

 

 Good Seeing,

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200903/Kn03Sept20.png

 

Reiichi KONNAÏ (Fukushima, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars, Sep 8

Received: 9 September 2020 at 11:32 JST

 

Hi all, here is a true colour image of Mars from this morning in good seeing.

Some cloud can be seen in the far north, and the south polar cap is prominent at the bottom of the image.

regards, Anthony

Link:
http://www.acquerra.com.au/astro/gallery/mars/index.live?dir=/mars&image=20200908-174802

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200908/AWs08Sept20.png

 

Anthony WESLEY (QLD, AUSTRALIA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images - September 8

Received: 9 September 2020 at 09:30 JST

 

Sir,

Attached is a set of Mars images from September 8.

 Average seeing (3/5). Poor transparency (fog).

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200908/PGc08Sept20.png

 

Regards,

 

Peter GORCZYNSKI (Oxford, CT)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars September 8h 2020 at 08:59 UT

Received: 9 September 2020 at 07:37 JST

 

Here is Mars on September 8th 2020 at 08:59 UT.

http://www.egrafton.com/mars_09_08_20.jpg

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200908/EGf08Sept20.png

 

Ed GRAFTON (Houston, TX)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images

Received: 9 September 2020 at 07:26 JST

 

Dear Sir,
A Mars image set from
the 5th Sep. 2020 attached.
https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200905/MJs05Sept20.png

 

Best regards,


Mark JUSTICE (Melbourne, AUSTRALIA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Saturn images, September 3rd 2020

Received: 9 September 2020 at 05:31 JST

 

Very good seeing on Saturn on the 3rd, the first time of the season for me.

Christophe

 


 

Christophe PELLIER (Nantes, FRANCE)
Planetary astronomy and imaging

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image (September 6th)

Received: 9 September 2020 at 02:37 JST

 

Hi all,

Here is an image from Sep 6th from the 50cm Cass. Good seeing.

Elysium on view. Note Elysium Mons and Hecates Tholus seen as bright spots.

 

http://www.damianpeach.com/mars2020/m2020_09_06dp.jpg

 

Best wishes,

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200906/DPc06Sept20.png

 

Damian PEACH (Selsey, WS, the UK)

http://www.damianpeach.com/

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars Image Today

Received: 8 September 2020 at 22:22 JST

 

Grettings,
Send in todays observation of Mars.  Combination of ZWO RGB + IR luminosity.
https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200908/TWl08Sept20.png

 

Thank you so much

Tim WILSON (Jefferson City, Mo)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/07

Received: 8 September 2020 at 17:58 JST

 

Mars images on 7 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/Oz07Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Kimikazu OZAKI (Aichi, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image - Sept 7 UT

Received: 8 September 2020 at 16:21 JST

 

Dear CMO
Attached is Mars image from
Sept 7, 2020  17:23:25 UT

Comments:
Finally after three attempts on this side of Mars was able to get a break in the clouds!
Not enough for derotation or RGB imaging, but will try again next time.

Terminator bulge is visible along with the growing N. polar hood.

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/RHf07Sept20.png

 

best regards,


Robert HEFFNER (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars, Sep 7 RGB

Received: 8 September 2020 at 15:34 JST

 

Hi all,

I had some decent seeing this morning for Mars, here's a true colour RGB image made by combining 30 minutes of data.

The south polar cap is prominent at bottom and a fair amount of detail is visible across the disk.

There are some faint clouds at top.

regards, Anthony

Link:
http://www.acquerra.com.au/astro/gallery/mars/index.live?dir=/mars&image=20200907-174107

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/AWs07Sept20.png

 

Anthony WESLEY (QLD, AUSTRALIA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/07-Kumamori

Received: 8 September 2020 at 13:58 JST

 

Mars images on 7 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/Km07Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Jupiter 20200907

Received: 8 September 2020 at 13:15 JST

 

Jupiter image on 7 September 2020.

 


 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 20200907

Received: 8 September 2020 at 13:14 JST

 

Mars images on 7 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/Ak07Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Re: [hstjupiter] Mars images (September 1st)

Received: 8 September 2020 at 09:24 JST

 

Outstanding Damian, as always.

Are you imaging from the UK at the moment?

I think the altitude of Mars is quite decent there now and about the same as we have here in Australia ~ 45-50 degrees.

For us in the subsequent apparitions Mars gets lower, whilst for you guys in the Northern Hemisphere it will get higherc.although smaller. For us, when itfs good itfs very, very good and when itfs bad itfs rotten :-D, whereas for you there is always a compromise. I think 2020 is the best of these for quite some time. 

 

It seems to me that the atmosphere has cleared out quite a lot now. What do you think?

Ifm looking forward to the run into opposition, as I think there will be some spectacular viewing and imaging.

 

All the best,

 

Niall MacNEILL (AUSTRALIA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars M200907 ishibashi

Received: 8 September 2020 at 09:20 JST

 

Mars image on 7 September 2020.

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/Is07Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Tsutom ISHIBASHI (Kanagawa, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images - September 7

Received: 8 September 2020 at 07:30 JST

 

Sir,

Attached is a set of Mars images from September 7.

Average seeing (3/5). Below average transparency (some haze).

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/PGc07Sept20.png

 

Regards,

 

Peter GORCZYNSKI (Oxford, CT)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 07 Sept RGB Image

Received: 8 September 2020 at 07:20 JST

 

Moments of good seeing.

Mare Tyrrhenum on CM. No discrete clouds visible. Hellas appears clear.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/GWk07Sept20.png

 

Gary WALKER (Macon, GA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images (September 1st)

Received: 8 September 2020 at 04:04 JST

 

Hi all,

Here are some images from Sep 1st.

Good seeing. Syrtis Major, Elysium and Mare Cimmerium on view.

http://www.damianpeach.com/mars2020/m2020_09_01dp.jpg

 

Best wishes,

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200901/DPc01Sept20.png

 

Damian PEACH (Selsey, WS, the UK)

http://www.damianpeach.com/

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars Sketch 6 September 2020

Received: 8 September 2020 at 03:21 JST

 

Hello,

I have attached a new sketch of Mars. 

 

Here are the details:

Mars 06 September 2020  0635UT

CM: 247   Ls: 273  De: -17.5  Dia: 19.7"

Seeing: 6/10 P  Trans: 6/6   Alt: 52

35cm SCT f/11 @ 326x   ZWO ADC  Filters: W23A, 80A, 56, & IL

Thanks,

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200906/MRs06Sept20.png

 

 

Michael ROSOLINA (Friars Hill, WV)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars September 7h 2020 at 09:10 UT

Received: 8 September 2020 at 01:36 JST

 

Here is an image taken September 7th 2020 at 09:10 UT.

 

 http://www.egrafton.com/mars_09_07_2020.jpg

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200907/EGf07Sept20.png

 

Ed GRAFTON (Houston, TX)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars - September 6th

Received: 8 September 2020 at 01:35 JST

 

Hi To All!,  here is my latest sessions of Mars on September 6th.

 


                          03:44 UTC

Efrain

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200906/EMr06Sept20.png

 

Efrain MORALES RIVERA (Aguadilla, Puerto Rico)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars: September 6, 2020

Received: 7 September 2020 at 12:54 JST

 

Hi -

 I have attached my latest images of Mars September 6, 2020.

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200906/FMl06Sept20.png

 

  Thanks,

 

 Frank J MELILLO (Holtsville, NY)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: New Mars Images

Received: 7 September 2020 at 09:46 JST

 

Hello,
I am sending in some of my latest Mars images.

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200904/TWl04Sept20.png

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200905/TWl05Sept20.png

 

Tim WILSON (Jefferson City, Mo)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 20200906

Received: 7 September 2020 at 09:43 JST

 

Mars images on 6 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200906/Ak06Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images - September 6

Received: 7 September 2020 at 07:22 JST

 

Sir,

Attached is a set of Mars images from September 6. Seeing average (3/5) for these images.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200906/PGc06Sept20.png

 

Regards,

 

Peter GORCZYNSKI (Oxford, CT)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars September 6th 2020 at 08:40 UT

Received: 6 September 2020 at 23:09 JST

 

Here is an image of Mars taken September 6th 2020 at 08:40 UT

http://www.egrafton.com/mars_09_06_20.jpg

Ed in Houston

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200906/EGf06Sept20.png

 

Ed GRAFTON (Houston, TX)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Jupiter 20200906

Received: 6 September 2020 at 22:00 JST

 

Jupiter image on 6 September 2020.

                                                                    


 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 5 September 0208UT  RGB IR

Received: 6 September 2020 at 17:59 JST

 

Hi all,

Image set from yesterday morning centred on Amazonis region.

Myself and Marina are away for the rest of the week, but hope to be submitting again next weekend.

Best regards, Clyde.

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200905/CFs05Sept20.png

 

Clyde FOSTER (Centurion, SOUTH AFRICA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars & the Moon 2020 September 06

Received: 6 September 2020 at 15:00 JST

 

Mars and the Moon managed to get into the same telescope field this morning.

I took views with two different small telescopes, and a telephoto lens, for good measure.

It looked spectacular to the naked eye. The photos make red Mars look duller.

 


 

David

 

David ARDITTI (Edgware, Middx., the UK)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Venus 20200903

Received: 6 September 2020 at 12:18 JST

 

Venus image on 3 September 2020.

 


 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/05-Kumamori

Received: 6 September 2020 at 09:58 JST

 

Mars images on 5 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200905/Km05Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020 August 31 & September 04

Received: 6 September 2020 at 09:58 JST

 

These are taken with 2 minute R and IR videos, and 1 minute G and B videos.

Seeing has actually been pretty poor, with something of a northerly airflow of late.

David

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200831/DAr31Aug20.png

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200904/DAr04Sept20.png

 

David ARDITTI (Edgware, Middx., the UK)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 20200903

Received: 6 September 2020 at 00:41 JST

 

Mars images on 3 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200903/Ak03Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

 

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images - September 4

Received: 5 September 2020 at 22:54 JST

 

Sir,

Attached is a set of Mars images from September 4.

Seeing was remarkably good (4/5) considering a front (with some rain) came through several hours earlier.

Good transparency and clear. A small round cloud appears in Hesperia.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200904/PGc04Sept20.png

 

Regards,

 

Peter GORCZYNSKI (Oxford, CT)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars, Sep 4

Received: 5 September 2020 at 10:39 JST

 

Hi all,

Here's an image of Mars from this morning,

I had to use IR750 for red due to the seeing conditions, and so there is not much detail in Green or Blue.

The south polar cap is visible at the bottom and some blue cloud at top on the limb.

cheers, Anthony

Link:
http://www.acquerra.com.au/astro/gallery/mars/index.live?dir=/mars&image=20200904-173209

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200904/AWs04Sept20.png

 

Anthony WESLEY (QLD, AUSTRALIA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image (September 3rd)

Received: 5 September 2020 at 01:53 JST

 

Hi all,

Here is an image from Sep 3rd. Good seeing. Syrtis Major and Hellas on view. Novus Mons has almost vanished....

 

http://www.damianpeach.com/mars2020/m2020_09_03dp.jpg

50cm Cass with ASI290MM.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200903/DPc03Sept20.png

 

Damian PEACH (Selsey, WS, the UK)

http://www.damianpeach.com/

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image 03 September 2020

Received: 4 September 2020 at 20:46 JST

 

Hi All,
Attached a Mars image from
03 September 2020.

A powerful typhoon was approaching to western Japan, but the seeing was no bad. 

Visual image through X700 binocular viewer was awesome, thanks to the large phase angle I enjoyed a 3D billiard cue ball like image, yes, with this resolution Martian surface was very smooth, exept Valles Marineris area looked almost like an elongated shadowed 3D depression!

A large part of the southern highland sorounding SPC looked to be coverd with green-yellowish grey dust (airborne? surface deposition?). Argyre vaguely discernible.

 

    Good Seeing,

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200903/Kn03Sept20.png

 

Reiichi KONNAÏ (Fukushima, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/02-Kumamori

Received: 4 September 2020 at 17:58 JST

 

Mars images on 3 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200903/Km03Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 4 September 0214UT  RGB IR

Received: 4 September 2020 at 15:45 JST

 

Hi all,

I've been keeping away from combining morning and evening sessions due to a few health issues, but felt good enough to give Mars a crack this morning.

Nice to see it getting to a significant size, and there appears to be quite extensive cloud over the planet, particularly in the north polar region.

Best regards, Clyde

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200904/CFs04Sept20.png

 

Clyde FOSTER (Centurion, SOUTH AFRICA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 03 September RGB Image

Received: 4 September 2020 at 10:28 JST

 

 

Appears essentially clear of cloud.

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200903/GWk03Sept20.png

 

Gary WALKER (Macon, GA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars - September 2nd

Received: 4 September 2020 at 02:30 JST

 

Hi, here is my latest sessions of Mars on September 2nd.

Efrain

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200902/EMr02Sept20.png

 

Efrain MORALES RIVERA (Aguadilla, Puerto Rico)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/02-Kumamori

Received: 3 September 2020 at 14:00 JST

 

Mars images on 2 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200902/Km02Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars image (September 2nd)

Received: 3 September 2020 at 05:45 JST

 

Hi all,

Here is an image from Sep 2nd using the 50cm Cassegrain.

Frequent low clouds but good seeing. Elysium region on view.

Note Elysium Mons is visible toward the terminator.

 

http://www.damianpeach.com/mars2020/m2020_09_02dp.jpg

 

Best wishes,

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200902/DPc02Sept20.png

 

Damian PEACH (Selsey, WS, the UK)

http://www.damianpeach.com/

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars RGB Image 01 Sept

Received: 3 September 2020 at 03:57 JST

 

Relatively clear. No discrete clouds.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200901/GWk01Sept20.png

 

Gary WALKER (Macon, GA)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars - August 24 & 30

Received: 3 September 2020 at 03:14 JST

 

Dear Masami,

Attached are some images of Mars taken on August 24th and 30th for here in Houston, Texas, USA

On the August 30 image set, Novus Mons is small and clearly detached from the SPC.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200821/WFl21Aug20.png

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200830/WFl30Aug20.png

 

Best wishes,

 

Bill FLANAGAN (Houston, TX )

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/09/01-Kumamori

Received: 2 September 2020 at 16:41 JST

 

Mars images on 1 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200901/Km01Sept20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images 1st September 2020

Received: 2 September 2020 at 14:52 JST

 

Mars images on 1 September 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200901/Ys01Sept20.png

 

Yasunobu YOSHIZAWA (Fukui, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Venus 20200829

Received: 2 September 2020 at 07:27 JST

 

Venus images on 29 August 2020.

 


 

Best regards,

 

Tomio AKUTSU (Ibaraki, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images - August 31 and September 1

Received: 2 September 2020 at 06:08 JST

 

Sir,

Attached are sets of Mars images from August 31 and  September 1.  On August 31 seeing was very good (4/5) with good transparency and clear skies. On September 1 seeing was average (3/5) with very poor transparency (haze).

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200831/PGc31Aug20.png

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200901/PGc01Sept20.png

 

Regards,

 

Peter GORCZYNSKI (Oxford, CT)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars 2020/08/31-Kumamori

Received: 1 September 2020 at 18:05 JST

 

Mars images on 31 August 2020.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200831/Km31Aug20.png

 

Best regards,

 

Teruaki KUMAMORI (Osaka, JAPAN)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars: August 30, 2020

Received: 1 September 2020 at 10:56 JST

 

Hi –

I have attached my latest images of Mars August 30, 2020 at 9:36 UT.

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200830/FMl30Aug20.png

 

  Thanks,

 

Frank J MELILLO (Holtsville, NY)

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars images (August 12th)

Received: 1 September 2020 at 03:14 JST

 

Hi all,

Here are some images taken with the 25cm telescope from here at home.

Good seeing. RGB and B filter images presented. The appearance of Solis Lacus in this wavelength is interesting.

Had a lovely view visually as the sky became light.

 

http://www.damianpeach.com/mars2020/m2020_08_12setdp.jpg

 

Best wishes,

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200812/DPc12Aug20.png

 

Damian PEACH (Selsey, WS, the UK)

http://www.damianpeach.com/

 

 

 

¤••••• Subject: Mars August 31st 2020 at 09:14 UT

Received: 1 September 2020 at 01:22 JST

 

Here is an image of Mars taken August 31st 2020 at 09:14 UT.

 

http://www.egrafton.com/mars_08_31_20.jpg

 

https://www.kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~cmo/cmons/2020/200831/EGf31Aug20.png

 

Ed GRAFTON (Houston, TX)

 

 


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