2003 0708 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 8 July 2003
at 08:29~ 08:56 GMT

  λ=218°Ls,   (ω=197°~ 202°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=17.9",   ι (phase angle)=35°

Seeing good (7-8, Pickering). Transparency variable (0-4.0 m) with frequent fast cumulus clouds.
Wind ENE 2-10 kts. No dew. Altitude = 51°.

Dust in Ausonia, Eridania. Bright AM limb arc. SPC edge irregular, outliers beginning to separate.
Trivium-Cerberus remains weak -- only 2 dots. Elysium light in red, not B or G. Violet Clearing = 0-1+

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) : 0.19s   1-2 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green   (488 - 574nm) :  0.42-0.49s   6-8 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) : 1.60s   5-7 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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