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
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