λ=224°Ls, (ω=081°, 085°W, φ=21°S), δ=20.0", ι (phase angle)=30°
Seeing fair (6, Pickering), with occasional moments of excellence. Transparency 5.0 m with occ clouds.
Wind ESE 0-6 kts. No dew. Altitude = 50-51°.
SPC becoming mottled, irregular. Minimal clouds. Violet Clearing = 1+
Solis Lacus remains elongated N-S. Small spot on its southern tip -- bright in red -- dust?
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
Red (610 -1100nm) : 0.11s 1 image (RG610, NO IR ejection)
Green (488 - 574nm) : 0.32-0.33s 7-10 images
Blue (392 - 508nm) : 0.95s 9 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.
Observer: Donald C PARKER, Coral Gables, FL. USA