2004 0104 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 4 January 2004
at 23:37~ 23:56 GMT

  λ=328°Ls,   (ω=179°, 182°W,   φ=26°S),   δ=8.2",   ι=42°

Seeing excellent, (8-9 Pickering). Transparency = 5-2m with frequent high cirrus bands
and cumulus. Wind steady NNE 6-12 kts. Altitude = 68-67°. No dew.

NP Hood prominent. Cloud streaks in Zephyria and Memnonia. Bright PM limb arc. Trivium-Cerberus dark near AM limb. Simois broad. Dark streak again noted along N. border of Cimmerium.

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   2 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green  (488 -  574nm)  : 0.80s   4 images
  Blue     (392 -  508nm)  : 2.80-3.70s   5-7 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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