2003 1230 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 30 December 2003
at 23:30~ 23:47 GMT

  λ=325°Ls,   (ω=226°, 229°W,   φ=26°S),   δ=8.5",   ι=42°

Seeing good, (7-8 Pickering). Transparency = 3-4.5m with frequent high cirrus bands.
Wind E 4-7 kts. Altitude = 68-67°. No dew.

Cloud streaks in Elysium and Zephyria. Bright PM limb arc. NP Hood prominent.
Trivium-Cerberus small but dark. Hyblaeus Extension dark on N. limb.

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) : 0.15-0.17s   3 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green  (488 -  574nm)  : 0.67s   4 images
  Blue     (392 -  508nm)  : 2.80s   4-8 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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