2003 03 22 Mo Note
Martian Images taken on 22 March 2003 by Yukio MORITA.

  λ=156゚Ls,   (ω=334°W - 339°W,   φ=7°S),   δ=7.0",   ι=40°
  Seeing: 4 /10.

S Sabaeus and S Meridiani are evident. The south circumpolar region, including Depressiones Hellesponticae, is dark. The south polar hood is large. Chryse has a bright core on the morning limb. M Acidalium looks morning misty.

Use is made of an f /7.7 Newtonian extended to f /50 having a 25 cm speculum equipped with an ST-5C (at -5゚C).

Image data are
    15 IR images each exposed with 0.1 secs
    15 R + IR Rejection images each with 0.2 secs
    15 G + IR Rejection images each with 0.3 secs
    20 B + IR Rejection images each with 0.5 secs
Filters: Koh-eisha RGB filters of Type 3.

Observing site is located at Hatsuka-ichi, Hiroshima, Japan.

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