2003 1218 DPk Note
D.C. PARKER 's Image on 18 December 2003 at 02:03 GMT

  λ=318°Ls,   (ω=030°W,   φ=26°S),   δ=9.5",   ι=42°

Image shot through heavy cloud layer. Transparency =1m. Mars barely visible. Seeing variable but surprisingly good (4-7 Pickering) --post cold front.
W Wind 4 kts. Altitude =47°. No dew.

Dust very bright over Noachis near PM limb.
Dust streak across Argyre. NP Hood prominent.

    16-in (41cm) Newtonian
    ToUCam Pro Camera Eyepiece Projection @ f/21.7
    Infrared Rejection Filter

        Integration Time: 1/25 sec. 10 fps. GAIN = Maximum.

    Processed in K3CCD 245/500 frames selected (auto).
    Images dark corrected.

Observer: Donald C Parker,  Coral Gables, FL, USA

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