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
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