2004 0106 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 6-7 January 2004
at 23:38~ 00:06 GMT

  λ=329°Ls,   (ω=159°~ 166°W,   φ=26°S),   δ=8.1",   ι=42°

Seeing very good, (7-8 Pickering). Transparency = 3.5-4m with frequent high cirrus bands.
Wind light E 0-3 kts. Altitude = 68-67°. No dew. Pre cold front.

NP Hood prominent. Some cloud streaks in Memnonia and Amazonis.
Dark streak along N. border of Cimmerium and Sirenum again noted. 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) : 0.16-0.17s   2-3 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green  (488 -  574nm)  : 0.73s   4-5 images
  Blue     (392 -  508nm)  : 3.10s   5-8 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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