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Mars @20° Altitude 08/27/2020 22:11 UTC, 



    
        

            Falk Schiel

Mars @20° Altitude 08/27/2020 22:11 UTC

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Quattro 8 S

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI185MC

Mounts: SkyWatcher AZ-EQ6 PRO

Software: Pixinsight Pisinsight 1.8  ·  Indilib  ·  firecapture  ·  PIPP - Planetary Imaging PreProcessor  ·  WinJupos  ·  Ekos  ·  KStars  ·  AutoStakkert! 3  ·  SiliconFields StarTool

Filters: Baader Skyglow Neodymium 1.25"

Accessory: APM 2.7 Coma Correcting Barlow  ·  TS Optics ADC


Date: Aug. 27, 2020

Time: 00:11

Frames: 1800

FPS: 186.00000

Focal length: 3800

CMI: 207.40

Seeing: 2

Transparency: 6


Resolution: 600x600

Locations: Backyard, Nuremberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

It's my first Mars-season and I'm quite impressed by the dramatic changes on the red planet.

The southern ice cap has vanished almost and the atmosphere changed to a bluish haze.

1800 out of 70000 frames; 8 bit; drizzle 1.5

Altitude: 20°

Diameter: 18.3"

Visual magnitude: -1.7 mag

Illuminated fraction: 90.7%

Distance: 0.5164797 AU = 77264257 km

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