λ=253°Ls, (ω=326°~ 341°W, φ=19°S), δ=24.9", ι=7°
Seeing fair (5-7 Pickering). Transparency 0-4 m, frequent clouds.
Wind ESE 6-13 kts. Altitude =42-47°. No dew.
Novus Mons splitting to form the "Mountains of Mitchel." Violet clearing strong (3+) both visulally and on CCD. NP Hood weaker than on 30 August, but cloud band still coming off it toward Acidalium. PM limb arc; Localized AM limb clouds rotating with planet.
PARKER uses a 41 cm Newtonian working at f/59 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) : 0.13-0.33s 1-3 images (RG610, NO IR ejection)
Green (488 - 574nm) : 0.34s 8-12 images
Blue (392 - 508nm) : 1.10-4.00s 6-9 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.
Observer: Donald C PARKER, Coral Gables, FL. USA