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