The south polar cap is mostly obscured by dust.

Mars UTC

CM1: 272.80°

CLat: -12.50°

Description

Seeing continued top be slightly improved transparency became good when the sky cleared up.

Notes:

  • Syrtis Major is approaching the central meridian.
  • 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=270.5°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8500mm (F/23)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-16-0704_8-EC-R-Mars.ser
Date=160718
Start=070335.470
Mid=070450.475
End=070605.480
Start(UT)=070335.470
Mid(UT)=070450.475
End(UT)=070605.480
Duration=150.010s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=13488
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=428x414
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=89
Shutter=11.12ms
Gain=206 (34%)
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)=112
Histogramm=43%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.59
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=34.1°C
Focuser position=1909