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Contains:  Solar system body or event
Mars 2020-09-24.....animation over half an hour, 



    
        

            Niall MacNeill

Mars 2020-09-24.....animation over half an hour

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C14 Edge HD

Imaging cameras: ZWO174MM

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX+

Software: Autostakkert! 2 Autostackert! 2  ·  Adobe Photoship CC  ·  Software Bisque Sky X Professional  ·  Registax 6  ·  PixInsight  ·  Firecapture 2.5  ·  WinJupos 10.3.2

Filters: LRGB

Accessory: Tele Vue 3x Barlow


Date:Sept. 24, 2020

Time: 14:00

Frames: 40000

FPS: 75.00000

Focal length: 13500

CMI: 193.20

Seeing: 5

Transparency: 8


Resolution: 800x799

Locations: Home property, Wattle Flat, NSW, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

I animated the 5 RGB runs I made on 2020-09-24. I love seeing the planet rotate like this and I always feel it makes the features that much more real to my brain. Note the bump to the right at the terminator/ limb, which is Olympus Mons. It can be seen, with the clouds around Arsia Mons further south, rotating out of view as the sun sets for them. Meanwhile, Syrtis Major is appearing on the other limb.

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Niall MacNeill
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Mars 2020-09-24.....animation over half an hour, 



    
        

            Niall MacNeill