2003 0916 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 16 September 2003
at 02:35~ 04:06 GMT

  λ=262°Ls,   (ω=198°~ 219°W,   φ=19°S),   δ=23.4",   ι=16°

Seeing generally poor (4 Pickering), with occasional good moments. Transparency 4 m, haze.
Wind N 0-7 kts. Altitude = 43-48°. No dew.

Significant localized clouds (appear to rotate with planet) on AM limb over Ausonia, Tyrrhenum M., Libya. Western North Polar Hood dull. Delicate hazes over eastern Cimmerium M. Bright tiny orographic cloud over Arsia Mons on PM limb. Elysium cloud free. Violet Clearing = 0-1.

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) : 0.13-0.17s   1-3 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green   (488 - 574nm) :  0.50-0.63s   6-10 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) : 2.00-2.50s   6-10 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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