2003 0701 JBs Note
Martian Drawings on 1 July 2003
at 08:40~09:00 GMT by Jeffrey D BEISH.

  λ=213゚Ls,   (ω=264°~269°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=16.7",   ι=37°

SPC clear, rifts. NPR Hood present, but thin. Thin MH from 30°S to NPR (Limb Arc).
Light streak from Pandorae Fretum into Iapygia Mare, much lighter than on 30 June 2003.
Northwest Hellas brighter, light spot that was not there yesterday.
Tyrrhenum Mare, Cimmerium Mare lighter than yesterday and Hesperia not as well-defined.
Region just southwest of Syrtis Major and Serpentis Mare and west Sabaeus Sinus not seen.
Syrtis Major beginning the appear narrow. Too many surface details to draw. BC =0.

Sky clear and steady, Milky Way visible brilliant.

  Seeing = 8-9. Transparency 5, Altitude 48°.

41cm f /6.9 Newtonian, 520x
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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