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"Red Amoeba", 


            Chappel Astro

Technical card

Date:April 20, 2020

Time: 11:46

CMI: 225.70

Seeing: 2

Transparency: 10

Resolution: 550x550

Locations: Home, Cibolo, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard


Seeing was tough for Jupiter & Saturn, but it took a turn for the worse by the time I reached Mars. I only used the best 5% of frames, the lowest for any set of images since I started planetary imaging over six years ago. Thankfully, the IR image revealed that the "red amoeba" was actually Mars.

Hellas Basin, which appears to be obscured by a bright dust cloud, is rotating into view.



Chappel Astro
License: None (All rights reserved)


"Red Amoeba", 


            Chappel Astro

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