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Mars, first 2016 shot, 



    
        

            Marco Gulino

Mars, first 2016 shot

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Meade ACF 8"
Imaging Cameras
QHY5L-II Mono
Mounts
HEQ5
Filters
Astronomik Planet IR Pro 807
Accessories
Teleskop Service TSB251 Apo Barlow Lens 2.5x
Software
PIPP - Planetary Imaging PreProcessor · Darktable Linux · Registax · Planetary Imager · Gimp 2.8 · Emil Kraaikamp Autostackert! 2

Acquisition details

Date: May 18, 2016

Frames:

600

Focal length: 7000

Seeing: 3

Resolution: 314x314

Description

First shot of Mars, close to 2016 opposition.

Mediocre seeing, I used infrared pass filter instead of the usual IR blocking, to enhance details and block out most of the atmospheric turbulence.

I also used an extender with my 2.5 barlow to increase focal length up to over 7000mm.

Comments

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Mars, first 2016 shot, 



    
        

            Marco Gulino

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