2003 0619 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 19 June 2003
at 08:44 GMT

  λ=206°Ls,   (ω=019°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=14.8",   ι (phase angle)=40°

Seeing fair (5-6, Pickering) but transparency very poor (0-2 M) with thick high cirrus and fast, low cumulus.
No dew. Altitude = 47°.
Unable to obtain green light images. Green synthesized from R & B.

SPC rifts visible. HP Hood very bright in blue. Thin AM Limb arc. Diffuse cloud over Chyrse.
Bright PM cloud over Edom. No 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

Integration times:
  Red      (610 -1100nm) : 0.55s   1 image   (RG610, NO IR Rejection)
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) : 4.00s   7 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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