λ=354°Ls, (ω=076°W, φ=18°S), δ=5.9", ι=37°
Seeing good, (7 Pickering). Transparency = 3.5-4m with haze.
No Wind. Altitude = 48°. Moderate dew.
NP Hood prominent but NOTE: NPC now visible in red light. SP Hood weak. Bright PM limb haze. AM cloud over SW Thaumasia. Daedalia very dark on terminator.
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: RRGB Images
Red (610 -1100nm) : 0.23s 2-3 images (RG610, NO IR ejection)
Green (488 - 574nm) : 1.00s 4 images
Blue (392 - 508nm) : 4.00s 6 images
Images bias, flat and dark corrected.
Observer: Donald C PARKER, Coral Gables, FL. USA