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Mars with Phobos and Deimos (animation), 





    
        

            Dzmitry Kananovich

Mars with Phobos and Deimos (animation)

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Resolution: 688x454

Date:July 23, 2018

Time: 21:40

Frames: 900

FPS: 10.00000

Focal length: 2800

Seeing: 2

Transparency: 5

Locations: Roof terrace, Agios Stefanos, Crete, Greece

Data source: Traveller

Description

Due to bad seeing conditions, instead of hi-res Mars I tried to capture Mars with its satellites - Phobos and Deimos. It turned out to be an easy target during the opposition, despite the bad seeing :)
To capture the satellites, I used ASI 290MM in bin 2x2 mode and 10 fps frame rate with IR/UV block filter. Stacked 900 best frames of 1800, six movies were recorded in approx. 7 min intervals. Between these movies, Mars was captured with R, G, B filters to get non-overexposed color image, which was added to the animation afterwards. The animation covers time period 21:21 - 21:53 UT.
Some background stars are also visible.

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