Contains:  Solar system body or event
Mars South Polar | 2018-07-11 to 2018-07-22, 


            Chappel Astro
Mars South Polar | 2018-07-11 to 2018-07-22, 


            Chappel Astro

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8 Edge HD  ·  Celestron C14 EdgeHD

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI224MC  ·  ASI290MM

Mounts: CGEM DX  ·  Celestron Advanced VX

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Topaz Labs DeNoise  ·  FireCapture  ·  WinJUPOS  ·  Photoshop  ·  AutoStakkert!

Filters: ZWO IR/UV Cut Filter  ·  Chroma 27mm Blue Filter  ·  Chroma 27mm Red Filter  ·  Chroma 27mm Green Filter

Accessory: ZWO Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector  ·  Celestron X-Cel LX 3x Barlow  ·  Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow

Resolution: 1140x1200

Locations: Home, Cibolo, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard


With many image of Mars in July 2018, we were able to make a polar projection of most of the southern hemisphere when the temporary South Polar Cap was still large.


    [li]There is a bright cloud or opening in the dust storm at about 30° longitude.[/li]

    [li]There is the appearance of a large hole in the SPC between 150° & 300° longitude.[/li]