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.
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