LtE in CMO #286

From Donald C PARKER



. . . . . . . Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2003 05:59:39 +0000

Subject: Mars Images

 

Hi All,

I have attached some Mars images from 25 December. Some dust clouds remain in eastern Hellas, Ausonia and southern Tyrrhenum.

Best,

 

MARS IMAGES 25 December, 2003

 

D.C. Parker, Coral Gables, FL. 16-in (41cm) Newtonian

ST9XE CCD Camera Eyepiece Projection @ f/59

Integration Times: RRGB Images

RED (RG610 Red Filter, 610-1100nm: NO IR Rejection) 0.18s 43 images

GREEN (CFW8C, 531nm central; BWHM 86nm) 0.70s 2-4 images

BLUE (CFW8C, 450nm central, BWHM 116nm) 2.80s 4 images

Images bias,flat and dark corrected.

 

Seeing poor, (3-4 Pickering); pre cold front . Transparency = 4m .

Wind SW-W 2-7 kts. Altitude = 62-59 degrees. Moderate dew.

 

Dust clouds in eastern Hellas and Ausonia, extending north across Tyrrhenum. Hadriacum not visible but Alpheus and Zea Lacus prominent. Hellespontus and Yaonis are now distinct. Libya bright.

 

. . . . . . .Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 21:52:15 +0000

Subject: Mars Images

 

Hi All,

I have attached some Mars images from 26-27 Dec.

Best,

MARS IMAGES 26-27 December, 2003

 

D.C. Parker, Coral Gables, FL. 16-in (41cm) Newtonian

ST9XE CCD Camera Eyepiece Projection @ f/59

Integration Times: RRGB Images

RED (RG610 Red Filter, 610-1100nm: NO IR Rejection) 0.17-0.18s 3-5 images

GREEN (CFW8C, 531nm central; BWHM 86nm) 0.72s 3-4 images

BLUE (CFW8C, 450nm central, BWHM 116nm) 2.80-2.90s 4-5 images

Images bias,flat and dark corrected.

 

Seeing fair, (4-7 Pickering); post cold front . Transparency = 4-4.5m .

Wind N 5-21 kts. Altitude = 66-57 degrees. No dew.

 

Hadriacum now becoming visible. Zea Lacus prominent. North polar hood weak. Bright PM limb arc.

 

. . . . . . .Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 23:46:05 -0500

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. . . . . . .Date: Thu, 01 Jan 2004 06:16:51 +0000

Subject: Mars Images

 

Hi All,

I have attached some Mars images from 30 December.

Happy New Year!

Best,

MARS IMAGES 30 December, 2003

 

D.C. Parker, Coral Gables, FL. 16-in (41cm) Newtonian

ST9XE CCD Camera Eyepiece Projection @ f/59

Integration Times: RRGB Images

RED (RG610 Red Filter, 610-1100nm: NO IR Rejection) 0.15-0.17s 3 images

GREEN (CFW8C, 531nm central; BWHM 86nm) 0.67s 4 images

BLUE (CFW8C, 450nm central, BWHM 116nm) 2.80s 4-8 images

Images bias,flat and dark corrected.

 

Seeing good, (7-8 Pickering). Transparency = 3-4.5m with frequent high cirrus bands. Wind E 4-7 kts. Altitude = 68-67 degrees. No dew.

 

Cloud streaks in Elysium and Zephyria. Bright PM limb arc. NP Hood prominent. Trivium-Cerberus small but dark. Hyblaeus Extension dark on N. limb.

 

. . . . . . .Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 02:34:53 +0000

Subject: Mars Images

 

Hi All,

I have attached some Mars images from 4 January.

Best,

MARS IMAGES 4 January, 2004

 

D.C. Parker, Coral Gables, FL. 16-in (41cm) Newtonian

ST9XE CCD Camera Eyepiece Projection @ f/59

Integration Times: RRGB Images

RED (RG610 Red Filter, 610-1100nm: NO IR Rejection) 0.15-0.17s 2 images

GREEN (CFW8C, 531nm central; BWHM 86nm) 0.80s 4 images

BLUE (CFW8C, 450nm central, BWHM 116nm) 2.80-3.70s 5-7 images

Images bias,flat and dark corrected.

 

Seeing excellent, (8-9 Pickering). Transparency = 5-2m with frequent high cirrus bands and cumulus. Wind steady NNE 6-12 kts. Altitude = 68-67 degrees. No dew.

 

NP Hood prominent. Cloud streaks in Zephyria and Memnonia. Bright PM limb arc. Trivium-Cerberus dark near AM limb. Simois broad. Dark streak again noted along N. border of Cimmerium.

 

 


Don PARKER (Miami, FL, USA)

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