Mars UTC

CM1: 326.80°

CLat: -12.90°

Description

The final photo of the session had excellent conditions.

Notes:

  • The entire planet is shrouded by the dust storm.
  • Syrtis Major is near the terminator.
  • Hellas Basin and the surrounding area appear to be obscured by a completely opaque cloud of dust.
  • Several marking are visible on the south polar cap.

Equipment

Celestron C8 EdgeHD

Celestron X-Cel 3x

ZWO ASI224MC

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Location=Cibolo, TX, USA
Scope=Celstron C14 EdgeHD
Camera=ZWO ASI224MC
Filter=RGB
Profile=Mars
Diameter=22.80"
Magnitude=-2.49
CM=326.4°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8500mm (F/23)
Resolution=0.09"
Filename=2018-07-12-0827_5-EC-RGB-Mars.ser
Date=120718
Start=082619.568
Mid=082734.571
End=082849.574
Start(UT)=082619.568
Mid(UT)=082734.571
End(UT)=082849.574
Duration=150.006s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=9368
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=yes
DebayerAlgorithm=NearestNeighbor
BayerPattern=RG
ROI=356x350
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=62
Shutter=16.00ms
Gain=240 (40%)
USBTraffic=100 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
WRed=52 (off)
HighSpeed=off
HardwareBin=off
Gamma=50 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
WBlue=95 (off)
AutoGain=off
AutoExposure=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=70
Histogramm=27%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.23
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=31.5°C