The South Polar Cap appears muted by the dust storm.

Mars UTC

CM1: 237.10°

CLat: -12.10°

Description

Seeing worsened slightly but continued to be generally good.

Notes:

  • Syrtis Major and Hellas Basin are rising.
  • Mare Cimmerium appears to be covered by less dust than surrounding areas.
  • The South Polar Cap appears muted by the dust storm.
  • Most of the SPC also appears to be darkened.

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=23.68"
Magnitude=-2.66
CM=234.5°  (during mid of capture)
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Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-19-0626_5-EC-R-Mars.ser
Date=190718
Start=062520.753
Mid=062635.757
End=062750.762
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Mid(UT)=062635.757
End(UT)=062750.762
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Date_format=ddMMyy
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LT=UT -6h
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Debayer=no
ROI=428x414
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=111
Shutter=8.000ms
Gain=190 (31%)
Gamma=50 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
AutoGain=off
HighSpeed=off
AutoExposure=off
FPS=100 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=130
Histogramm=50%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.54
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=35.5°C
Focuser position=2013