Mare Cimmerium is visible despite the global dust storm.

Mars UTC

CM1: 211.30°

CLat: -11.80°

Description

Seeing was decent, but not as good as the previous night.

Notes:

  • Mare Cimmerium is visible despite the global dust storm.
  • The South Polar Cap is covered by the dust storm.
  • The SPC on visible hemisphere has a dark center with a brighter perimeter.

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=23.86"
Magnitude=-2.70
CM=208.1°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8600mm (F/24)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-21-0551_3-EC-R-Mars.ser
Date=210718
Start=055007.541
Mid=055122.545
End=055237.550
Start(UT)=055007.541
Mid(UT)=055122.545
End(UT)=055237.550
Duration=150.009s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=16666
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=428x414
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=111
Shutter=9.000ms
Gain=180 (30%)
AutoExposure=off
Brightness=1 (off)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoGain=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
HighSpeed=off
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=130
Histogramm=50%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.51
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=36.0°C
Focuser position=729