Dust clouds appear to be escaping from Hellas Basin.

Mars UTC

CM1: 266.90°

CLat: -12.50°

Description

Seeing improved slightly and transparency remained volatile.

Notes:

  • Syrtis Major is rising.
  • Dust clouds appear to be escaping from Hellas Basin.
  • The south polar cap is mostly obscured by dust.

Equipment

ZWO ASI290MM

Celestron C14 EdgeHD

Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Location=Cibolo, TX, USA
Scope=Celstron C14 EdgeHD
Camera=ZWO ASI290MM
Filter=R
Profile=Mars
Diameter=23.34"
Magnitude=-2.59
CM=264.9°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8650mm (F/24)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-16-0642_0-EC-R-Mars.ser
Date=160718
Start=064045.660
Mid=064200.664
End=064315.668
Start(UT)=064045.660
Mid(UT)=064200.664
End(UT)=064315.668
Duration=150.008s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=13474
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=428x414
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=89
Shutter=11.12ms
Gain=254 (42%)
Gamma=50 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
AutoExposure=off
FPS=100 (off)
HighSpeed=off
AutoGain=off
USBTraffic=40 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=136
Histogramm=53%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.57
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=33.8°C
Focuser position=2034