2003 1007 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 7 October 2003
at 01:27~ 03:13 GMT

  λ=275°Ls,   (ω=351°~ 017°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=19.5",   ι=29°

Poor conditions:
Seeing fair (4-6 Pickering). Transparency variable (0- 4.5m) due to fast cumulus clouds.
Severe Wind ENE 5-21 kts. Altitude = 46-49°. No dew.

Violet Clearing 0-1+ visually. Hellas very bright in blue and green light. Details on the floor of Hellas seen in red light. Delicate AM limb haze. Syrtis Blue Cloud on PM limb.

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) :   0.13-0.16s   2-3 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green   (488 - 574nm) :    0.35-0.45s   3-9 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) :   1.30-1.90s   3-7 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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