2003 1019 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 18/19 October 2003
at 23:48~ 02:26 GMT

  λ=282°Ls,   (ω=215°~ 254°W,   φ=22°S),   δ=17.2",   ι=34°

Poor conditions:
Seeing poor (3-5 Pickering). Transparency = 4.0m, haze.
Gusty Wind NNE 1-14 kts. Altitude = 40-50°. No dew.

Localized clouds over Ausonia and Libya-Isidis coming off terminator. AM haze over Hesperia. Bright cloud over Zephyria-Amazonis. NP Hood conspicuous; minimal S. Polar cloud. Trivium-Cerberus remains very weak. Violet Clearing 2+ visually but 0 on CCD images.

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) :   0.13-0.14s   2-3 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green   (488 - 574nm) :    0.55s   3-6 images
  Blue      (392 - 508nm) :   1.95s   4-8 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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