2003 0616 JBs Note
Martian Drawings on 16 June 2003
at 08:50~09:05 GMT by Jeffrey D BEISH.

  λ=204゚Ls,   (ω=050°~053°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=14.4",   ι=41°

SPC clear, rifts with bright spots near north edge of cap. SPC uneven collar. NPR Hood present. MH from 70°S to NPR (Limb Arc). EC in Chryse, extending into Xanthe, Tharsis & Memnomia. Two MC's. BC =0.

Sky filled with altostratus and stratocumulus -- prospects for rain
Steady air however in slow moving clouds.
  Seeing = 9-10. Transparency 1-2, Altitude 44°.

Note : Observing cut short due to clouds.

41cm f /6.9 Newtonian, 350x
Wratten Filters: W23A, W25, W33, W57, W64, W38A, W47.

The Beish Observatory is located (81°19'34.7"W, 27°21'07.1"N) at Lake Placid, FL, USA.

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