λ=170°Ls, (ω=283°W, φ=14°S), δ=8.6", ι (phase angle)=42°
Seeing poor (2-3, Pickering). Transparency 3-4m, frequent clouds.
No wind. No dew. Altitude = 39-40 °.
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): 0.12s 14-23 images
Red (612 - 670nm) : 0.30s 1 image
Green (488 - 574nm) : 0.50s 3 images
Blue (392 - 508nm) : 2.00s 9 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.
Observer: Donald C PARKER, Coral Gables, FL. USA