2003 1223Ak Note
Martian Images taken on 23 December 2003 at 07:40~ 09:08 GMT by Tomio AKUTSU

  λ=321゚Ls,   (ω=063°~ 085°W,   φ=26°S),   δ=9.1",   ι=42°
  Seeing: 3-5/10. Transparency: 5/5

By the use of a 32 cm Newtonian @ f33 (extended by PJ-20mm eyepiece) equipped with Bitran's cooled ccd camera BJ-41L (Sony ICX 285AL).

Image data are

    14-40 R images each with 0.15 secs
    14-21 G images each with 0.15 secs
    20-40 B images each with 0.5-0.6 secs
    21-58 IR (800nm) images each exposed with 0.5-0.6 secs

Filters used: IDAS interference RGB filters of Type 2.

The Akutsu Observatory is located (140.2°E, 36.6°N) at Karasuyama, Tochigi, Japan.

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