2003 1227 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 26-27 December 2003
at 23:40~ 01:00 GMT

  λ=323°Ls,   (ω=268°~ 287°W,   φ=26°S),   δ=8.8",   ι=42°

Seeing fair, (4-7 Pickering); post cold front . Transparency = 4-4.5m .
Wind N 5-21 kts. Altitude = 66-57°. No dew.

Hadriacum now becoming visible. Zea Lacus prominent. North polar hood weak. Bright PM limb arc.

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) : 0.17-0.18s   3-5 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green  (488 -  574nm)  : 0.72s   3-4 images
  Blue     (392 -  508nm)  : 2.80-2.90s   4-5 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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