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Mars at perigee (see video, click link below), 


            Carlos Alberto Pa...

Mars at perigee (see video, click link below)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8

Imaging cameras: WZO ASI 290mc

Mounts: Celestron CG-5 Advanced GoTo

Software: FireCapture 2.5  ·  RegiStax 6.0  ·  Photoshop  ·  Fitswork4  ·  AS!2

Filters: SVBONY UV IR CUT 1.25"

Date:Oct. 7, 2020

Time: 01:39

Frames: 3000

FPS: 200.00000

Focal length: 4200

Resolution: 1247x500

Data source: Backyard


This week Mars has reached its maximum approach to Earth, about 62,700,000 km, it will be the shortest distance in the next 14 years.
We can observe the Syrtis Major transit, the south polar cap, bluish clouds on the north and several other structures of the red planet.
The images below record this phenomenon and the captures was made using Celestron C8 SCT telescope and ASI290mc camera.



Carlos Alberto Pa...
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Mars at perigee (see video, click link below), 


            Carlos Alberto Pa...