λ=344°Ls, (ω=260°~ 270°W, φ=22°S), δ=6.6", ι=39°
Seeing poor, (2-4 Pickering). Transparency = 3.5m with high haze.
No Wind. Altitude = 63-53°. Heavy dew.
Region east of Syrtis Major has become dusky: Is the Loacoontis-Thoth complex reviving? Hyblaeus dark. Cloud over Hellas on terminator. South Polar Hood appears to be forming. Np Hood present but somewhat weak. Syrtis Blue Cloud visible.
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
Red (610 -1100nm) : 0.19-0.20s 2-4 images (RG610, NO IR ejection)
Green (488 - 574nm) : 0.85s 3-6 images
Blue (392 - 508nm) : 3.40-3.50s 5 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.
Observer: Donald C PARKER, Coral Gables, FL. USA