2003 0723 JBs Note
Martian Drawings on 23 July 2003
at 07:20~07:40 GMT by Jeffrey D BEISH.

  λ=227゚Ls,   (ω=039°~044°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=20.7",   ι=28°

SPC clear. Novissima Thyle detaching from cap on evening limb. Rima Austrialis well-defined separating Novus Mons from Novissima Thyle. Argenteus Mons bright. NPR hood seen. No clouds, thin line of morning limb haze seen.

Mars is clear with little or no meterology. Appears nearly "normal." Fine and subtle features impossible to draw. BC = 0.

  Seeing = 7-8. Transparency = 5, Altitude 49°.

41cm f /6.9 Newtonian, 520 x
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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