2003 1209 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 9-10 December 2003
at 23:54~ 00:02 GMT

  λ=314°Ls,   (ω=077°W,   φ=26°S),   δ=10.2",   ι=42°

Seeing good (7 Pickering) but high steady winds E, 7-17 kts.
Transparency = 4-4.5m . Altitude = 62°. No dew.

Difficult conditions due to high winds. Chryse and Candor bright, especially in red light. Light cloud in northern Tharsis. NP Hood moderately bright.

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) : 0.17s   2 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green  (488 -  574nm)  : 0.50s   4 images
  Blue     (392 -  508nm)  : 2.5s   5 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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