2003 06 30 Mo Note
Martian Images taken 30 June 2003 at 16:30 GMT by Yukio MORITA.

  λ=213゚Ls,   (ω=028°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=16.6",   ι=37°
  Seeing: 4 /10.

  Taken in a lull. Ophir is already bright. Niliakus L is quite dark in R, as dark as Meridiani S. Argyre is dull light (surface lit). RGB shows a vast extension of the water vapour. Note a bright spot at the outer area of the spc.

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
    17 R + IR Rejection images each with 0.2 secs
      9 G + IR Rejection images each with 0.4 ~ 5secs
      9 B + IR Rejection images each with 2~10 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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