2004 0202 DPk Note
Don PARKER's Images on 2 February 2004
at 00:13~ 00:38 GMT

  λ=343°Ls,   (ω=273°, 279°W,   φ=22°S),   δ=6.7",   ι=39°

Seeing poor, (2-4 Pickering). Transparency = 2-3.5m with frequent clouds, haze.
No Wind. Altitude = 60-55°. No dew.

Seeing, transparency poor. Conspicuous cloud over Hellas on terminator.
Hadriacum and Centauri L. dark. Ausonia dusky. NP Hood moderately bright, with albedo features (Casius) showing through.

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)  : 0.20s    1-4 images   (RG610, NO IR ejection)
  Green  (488 -  574nm)  : 0.85s   3-4 images
  Blue    (392 -  508nm)  : 3.30-3.50s   5 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.

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

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