2003 0616 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 16 June 2003
at 08:46~09:44 GMT

  λ=204°Ls,   (ω=048°~ 062°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=14.0",   ι (phase angle)=41°

Seeing good (7-8, Pickering) but gusty wind, SE 4-12 kts. Transparency 4m with frequent clouds.
No dew. Altitude = 46-49°.

Thin Am limb arc. NP Hood very bright in B and G. Thin delicate localized clouds over Chryse-Xanthe, Candor, and southern Argyre. Brighter AM clouds in Tharsis.
Solis Lacus, the Tithonius Complex, Aurorae Sinus, and Nectaris Palus appear broken down into numerous small nuclei..
No violet clearing on images or visually.

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

Integration times:
  Red      (610 -1100nm) : 0.13s   1-2 images   (RG610, NO IR Rejection)
  Green   (488 - 574nm) : 0.29s    8-10 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) : 0.90-1.00s   11-19 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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