Mare Cimmerium is past the central meridian.

Mars UTC

CM1: 240.20°

CLat: -11.80°

Description

Before packing up for the night, I decided to capture an infrared photo of Mars. Seeing was great.

Notes:

  • Syrtis Major is rising.
  • Hellas Basin is rising.
  • Mare Cimmerium is past the central meridian.
  • The South Polar Cap 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=IR
Profile=Mars
Diameter=23.87"
Magnitude=-2.71
CM=240.5°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=8500mm (F/23)
Resolution=0.07"
Filename=2018-07-21-0803_9-EC-IR-Mars.ser
Date=210718
Start=080243.250
Mid=080358.255
End=080513.260
Start(UT)=080243.250
Mid(UT)=080358.255
End(UT)=080513.260
Duration=150.010s
Date_format=ddMMyy
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=14992
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=428x414
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=99
Shutter=10.00ms
Gain=188 (31%)
AutoExposure=off
Brightness=1 (off)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoGain=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
Gamma=50
HighSpeed=off
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=126
Histogramm=49%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.50
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=33.2°C
Focuser position=1500