LtE in CMO #281

From Thomas A DOBBINS



. . . . . . .Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2003 23:47:54 -0400

Subject: Mars Image - change in Hellas?

 

Mars October 13, 2003 01:25UT ToUcam with C-14 at f/28 2-degree wedge prism used to correct atmospheric dispersion.

Seeing = 5/10 Best 360 of 800 frames.

 

Please note localized brightening in Hellas with apparent cloud cutting across Mare Hadriacum near Euripus into Ausonia.

 

 

. . . . . . .Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 08:08:32 -0400

From: "Sean Walker" <swalker@SkyandTelescope.com>

Subject: RE: Mars Image - change in Hellas?

 

Great shot, Tom-

 

Here is the version with slightly more enhancement.

 

Sean Walker

 

 

. . . . . . .Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2003 23:42:29 -0400

Subject: Mars Image

 

October 14, 2003 1:25 UT

 

C-14 at f/28 with IR rejection filter, 2-degree wedge prism to correct atmospheric dispersion

Seeing = 4/10 Transparency excellent

ToUcam-Pro, 380 frames of 900

 

Please note the presence of a rather prominent blue cloud over Syrtis even as local noon approaches, a phenomenon usually associated with aphelic apparitions.

 


Tom DOBBINS (Howard, OH, USA)

kmdobbins@coshocton.com


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