Contains:  Solar system body or event
Mars on January 23, 2021, 


            Ethan Chappel

Mars on January 23, 2021

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Acquisition details

Date: Jan. 23, 2021

Time: 03:20

CMI: 0.80

Resolution: 500x500

File size: 39.6 KB

Locations: Home, Cibolo, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard


I was expecting partly cloudy skies, but it cleared for a couple hours so I took out the C8 to get a quick shot of Mars.


[li]Syrtis Major and Hellas Basin is setting[/li]

[li]Sinus Sabaeus and Meridiani are near the central meridian.[/li]

[li]A band of orographic clouds has stretched around the planet in the southern hemisphere.[/li]