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



    
        

            Chappel Astro

Mars on January 23, 2021

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging
Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
C8 EdgeHD (Celestron C8 Edge HD)
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI290MM
Mounts
Celestron Advanced VX
Filters
Chroma Blue · Chroma Green · Chroma Red
Accessories
Astro-Physics Barlow (Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow)
Software
AutoStakkert! (AutoStakkert!) · Photoshop (Photoshop) · PixInsight (Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight) · FireCapture (FireCapture) · WinJUPOS (WinJUPOS)

Acquisition details

Date: Jan. 23, 2021

Time: 03:20

CMI: 0.80

Resolution: 500x500

Locations: Home, Cibolo, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

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.

Notes:

[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]

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