2003 04 30 Mo Note
Martian Images taken on 30 April 2003 at 19:35~20:21 GMT by Yukio MORITA.

  λ=177゚Ls,   (ω=300°W - 310°W,   φ=16°S),   δ=9.4",   ι=43°
  Seeing: 3-4/10.

  The western area of Hellas is slightly hazy. Syrtis Mj appears very dark from these angles. S Meridiani is inside the disk.

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
    10 G + IR Rejection images each with 0.3 secs
    20 B + IR Rejection images each with 0.5 secs
Filters: Koh-Ei-Sha's interference RGB filter of Type 3.

The Morita Observatory is located (132.3°E, 34.3°N) at Hatsuka-ichi, Hiroshima, Japan.

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