λ=149°Ls, φ=4°S, δ=6.4", ι=39°
Seeing fair (6, Pickering) despite low altitude. Transparency 4.5m.
No wind. Light dew. Altitude = 26 - 31°.
The SPH is bright. Cloud is detected over Chryse on the morning limb. Edom looks bright in Red. There is shown an extraordinarily enlarged dark patch in Hellespontus-Noachis.
PARKER uses a 41 cm Newtonian working at f/60 with an eyepiece projection. SBIG ST9XE ccd camera is used, equipped with a CFW-8C filter wheel and RGB interference filters as well as a luminance red Schott filter.
RG610 (610 -1100nm): 0.14s 31 images
Red (612 - 670nm) : 0.30s 7 images
Green (488 - 574nm) : 0.45s 7 images
Blue (392 - 508nm) : 2.00s 7 images
Images biased, flat and dark corrected.
Observer: Donald C. PARKER, Coral Gables, FL. USA