2003 1013 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 13 October 2003
at 01:12~ 02:28 GMT

  λ=279°Ls,   (ω=292°~ 308°W,   φ=21°S),   δ=18.3",   ι=32°

Seeing fair (4-6 Pickering). Transparency (4.5-5.0m).
Gusty Wind SSW 4-13 kts. Altitude = 47-50°. No dew.

Strong violet Clearing (+/3) visually and on CCD blue light images. PM limb haze. Bluish cloud over Iapygia and eastern Syrtis Major. Details visible on floor of Hellas.

PARKER uses a 41 cm Newtonian working at f /59 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) :   0.15-0.16s   1-4 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green   (488 - 574nm) :    0.55s   5-6 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) :   1.95s   4-7 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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