2003 0624 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 24 June 2003
at 08:30~ 08:43 GMT

  λ=209°Ls,   (ω=328°~ 331°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=15.5",   ι (phase angle)=39°

Seeing good (7, Pickering). Transparency 4m, slight haze. No wind. Heavy dew. Altitude = 47-48 47°.

SPC rifts, Rima Australis and R. Angusta prominent. Novus Montes beginning to appear.
NP Hood bright. Bright AM limb arc. Weak localized cloud over Syrtis Major.
Hellas light with all filters; details visible on its floor: Peneus, Alpheus, and Zea Lacus.
Deucalionis broad, light. Serpentis M. thin. VIOLET CLEARING = 2+

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) : 0.16s   1-2 images   (RG610, NO IR Rejection)
  Green   (488 - 574nm) : 0.39s    10 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) : 1.00-1.20s   8-10 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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