2003 0729 JBs Note
Martian Drawing on 29 July 2003
at 06:45~07:20 GMT by Jeffrey D BEISH.

  λ=231゚Ls,   (ω=336°~344°W,   φ=20°S),   δ=21.8",   ι=25°

First observation session: watch for flares in and around Edom. Did NOT seen flares or brightening of Edom.

SPC clear. Novissima Thyle separated by Rima Austrialis, but less well-defined, broad rift merges with Rima Brevis. Novuds Mons bright. Argenteus Mons bright at north edge of SPC and Rima Angusta bordering Argenteus Mons. NPR hood seen as thin bright line on north limb. MH and MC. BC = 0.

  Seeing = 4-5. Transparency = 5, Altitude 46°.

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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