2003 04 24 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 24 April 2003 at 09:38~10:15 GMT

  λ=174°Ls,   (ω=212°, 221°W,   φ=15°S),   δ=9.0",   ι (phase angle)=43°

Seeing good (7-8, Pickering). Transparency 4-5m.
Wind NE 2-9 kts. No dew. Altitude = 36-40°.

SPC breaking through hood. Some arctic haze confluent with AM limb haze. AM cloud over Hellas.
Hyblaeus Extension dark. Trivium-Cerberus weak as in last few apparitions. Faint Elysium cloud.
Gomer S., Orestiadum D., Cyclops, and Cerberus II detected. Minimal Violet Clearing.

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.

Integration times:
  RG610 (610 -1100nm): 0.11s 24-29 images
  Red      (612 - 670nm) : 0.28s    1 image
  Green   (488 - 574nm) : 0.45s    10 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) : 1.83s   7-13 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

Observer: Donald C PARKER, Coral Gables,  FL.  USA

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