2003 0805 JBs Note
Martian Drawing on 05 August 2003
at 07:10~07:25 GMT by Jeffrey D BEISH.

  λ=235゚Ls,   (ω=279°~282°W,   φ=20°S),   δ=23.0",   ι=20°

SPC clear. Novissima Thyle separated by Rima Austrialis. Argenteus Mons bright at northwest edge of SPC and Rima Angusta bordering Argenteus Mons. Several rifts or dark streaks in SPC. No NPR hood seen. Morning Limb Haze (MH) south limb, MC near equator. BC = 0+.
Mars exceptionally clear.

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

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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