2004 0115 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 15-16 January 2004
at 23:49~ 00:08 GMT

  λ=334°Ls,   (ω=074°, 077°W,   φ=25°S),   δ=7.5",   ι=41°

Seeing fair, (5 Pickering). Transparency = 3.5-4m, waves of strato-cirrus clouds.
Wind light NW 0-4 kts. Altitude = 67-56°. No dew.

NP Hood very prominent. SPC not detected. Cloud present on SW limb. Localized cloud in Chryse.
Bright PM limb arc. Argyre remains light. Solis Lacus and the Tithonius complex appear normal.

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) : 0.18-0.20s   2-3 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green  (488 -  574nm)  : 0.80s   2-3 images
  Blue     (392 -  508nm)  : 3.10s   4-6 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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