Mars

Mars 2018-08-04

Mars 2018-08-04

Mars very close to opposition 2018-08-04, Schimborn, Germany
Very bad seeing, very low altitude (ecliptic is low in summer), I am impressed what still came out.

There was one of the biggest dust storms in decades active on Mars at this time as well.

QHY5L-II monochrome camera, IR pass,R,G,B filters on wheel
Celestron 20cm SC @ f/10
Celestron AS-GT mount

IR+RGB image 2min video per channel, 10% best frames

Imageprocessing: AutoStakkert, PixInsight, Photoshop

Beobachtungsbericht: Schweinheimer Höhe 16.02.2010

Beobachtungsdaten:

Ort
Schweinheimer Höhe (49°56'27'' N, 9°10'08''O)
Datum, Uhrzeit
16.02.2010 20:30-22:00 MEZ
Temperatur
anfangs -3°C, später -9°C
Bedingungen
Hochnebel, Seeing mäßig, kein Mond
Gerät
130mm f/5 Dobson (Heritage Dobson)
Okulare
32mm Celestron Plössl (20x), 25mm Celestron Super Plössl (26x), 9mm TS Planetary HR (72x), 4mm TS Planetary HR (162x)

Mars 2010-01-26

Mars 2010-01-26
Object
Mars
Telescope
Celestron 8" SC
Focal length
4000mm
Filters
IR block filter
Camera
Philips SPC900NC SC1 (long exposure mod)
Exposure
968@5fps, shutter 25%, 0% gain
Capturing Software
K3CCDTools3 3.5.10.1082
Stacking Software
Registax 5.1.0.2 (quality setting 98%)
Atmospheric conditions
Seeing: 4 of 10 (Pickering), Transparency: good, Darkness: illuminated by the moon
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