2003 0822 JBs Note
Martian Drawing on 22 August 2003
at 03:20~03:40 GMT by Jeffrey D BEISH.

  λ=246゚Ls,   (ω=071°~ 076°W,   φ=19°S),   δ=25.0",   ι=8°

SPC clear. Several rifts in SPC, shrinking fast. NPR hood seen. MH from 60°S to 50°N. BC =1. Blue clearing not as strong as last night. Mars clear of clouds. Fine surface details very well-defined even observing it through thin haze.

  Seeing =7-8. Transparency = 5, Altitude 38°.

41cm f /6.9 Newtonian, 390-590x
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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