2003 0824 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 24 August 2003
at 04:19~ 04:45 GMT

  λ=247°Ls,   (ω=068°~ 074°W,   φ=19°S),   δ=25.1",   ι=7°

Seeing poor to fair (4-6 Pickering), image excursion. Transparency 4.5 m.
No wind. Altitude =43-46 °. No dew.

Violet Clearing - 2+. No dust clouds noted. Martian atmosphere clear. Some clouds near S. edge of NP Hood and on AM limb near volcanoes. Thyles Mons separating from western side of the SPC.

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

Integration times:
  Red      (610 -1100nm) : 0.13s   1-3 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green   (488 - 574nm) :  0.32s   8-9 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) : 1.00s   8-9 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

Observer: Donald C PARKER, Coral Gables,  FL.  USA

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