2003 0907 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 7 September 2003
at 04:11~ 04:59 GMT

  λ=256°Ls,   (ω=302°, 308°W,   φ=19°S),   δ=24.6",   ι=9°

Seeing poor (4 Pickering). Transparency 2-3.5 m, frequent high clouds, haze.
Wind WSW 2-5 kts. Altitude =47-48°. Light dew.

No dust clouds. Novus Mons separated from SPC and divided into "Mountains of Mitchel." Antarctic cloud/haze west of SPC. Evening limb arc. NP Hood thin, weak. Faint AM limb clouds. Dark streaks on the floor of Hellas. Violet Clearing = 1+ visually.

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) : 0.13-0.25s   1 image   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green   (488 - 574nm) :  0.42-0.57s   6-8 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) : 1.60-2.00s   5-8 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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