λ=167°Ls, (ω=340°W & 351°W, φ=10°S), δ=8.1", ι (phase angle)=42°
Seeing poor to fair (4-6, Pickering). Post cold front. Transparency 5m.
Wind W, 0-1 kts. Heavy dew. Altitude = 34-39 °.
SPH conspicuous, bright in blue. NPc tiny, seen on 10:31 UT image.
Bright localized AM cloud over Chryse, rotates with planet.
Deucalionis broad, light. Noachis broad, dark. Serpentis prominent.
Oxia Palus, Dargamanes prominent. Iani Fretum visible.
PARKER uses a 41 cm Newtonian working at f/55 with an eyepiece projection together with an SBIG ST9XE ccd camera, equipped with a CFW-8C filter wheel and RGB interference filters as well as a luminance Red RG610 Schott filter.
RG610 (610 -1100nm): 0.14s 14-24 images
Red (612 - 670nm) : 0.37s 1 image
Green (488 - 574nm) : 0.56s 1 image
Blue (392 - 508nm) : 2.00s 1 image
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.
Observer: Donald C PARKER, Coral Gables, FL. USA