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Mars - 2016/09/04 - Dust Storm?, 


            Chappel Astro

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 Edge HD

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI224MC

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX

Software: Topaz Labs DeNoise  ·  FireCapture  ·  WinJUPOS  ·  Gimp 2  ·  RegiStax  ·  AutoStakkert!

Filters: ZWO IR/UV Cut Filter

Accessory: ZWO Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector  ·  Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow

Date:Sept. 3, 2016

Time: 22:05

CMI: 332.40

Seeing: 2

Transparency: 7

Resolution: 300x300

Locations: Home, Cibolo, Texas, United States


Potential dust on Mars in the southern hemisphere, near Hellas Basin. That basin is known for being the origin of many planet-wide dust storms! The next few months might be exciting!

Here's a thread on Cloudy Nights about this:



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Mars - 2016/09/04 - Dust Storm?, 


            Chappel Astro