The South Polar Cap's shape is asymmetric.

Mars UTC

CM1: 315.80°

CLat: -9.50°

Description

Seeing remained good as it did earlier in the session for Saturn.

Notes:

  • Sinus Meridiani is rising.
  • Syrtis Major and Hellas Basin are setting.
  • The South Polar Cap's shape is asymmetric.

Equipment

Celestron C8 EdgeHD

ZWO ASI224MC

Tele Vue 2.5x Powermate

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Location=Cibolo, TX, USA
Scope=Celstron C14 EdgeHD
Camera=ZWO ASI224MC
Filter=RGB
Profile=Mars
Diameter=23.27"
Magnitude=-2.50
CM=314.2°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=4500mm (F/12)
Resolution=0.17"
Filename=2018-08-16-0417_1-EC-RGB-Mars.ser
Date=2018_08_16
Start=041551.767
Mid=041706.772
End=041821.777
Start(UT)=041551.767
Mid(UT)=041706.772
End(UT)=041821.777
Duration=150.010s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=11658
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=yes
DebayerAlgorithm=NearestNeighbor
BayerPattern=RG
ROI=212x226
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=77
Shutter=10.00ms
Gain=180 (30%)
USBTraffic=100 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
HardwareBin=off
AutoExposure=off
WRed=52 (off)
HighSpeed=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
AutoGain=off
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
WBlue=95 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=61
Histogramm=23%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.12
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=35.6°C