Sinus Meridiani is rising and reaches the central meridian.

Mars UTC

CM1: 315.40°

CLat: -9.50°

Description

Conditions remained excellent as I wrapped up the night with this Mars photo.

Notes:

  • Sinus Meridiani is rising and reaches the central meridian.
  • Syrtis Major and Hellas Basin are just past the central meridian.
  • The South Polar Cap appears to have uneven edges.

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=23.14"
Magnitude=-2.48
CM=313.3°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=4500mm (F/12)
Resolution=0.17"
Filename=2018-08-17-0450_0-EC-RGB-Mars.ser
Date=2018_08_17
Start=044845.617
Mid=045000.623
End=045115.629
Start(UT)=044845.617
Mid(UT)=045000.623
End(UT)=045115.629
Duration=150.012s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=9594
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=yes
DebayerAlgorithm=NearestNeighbor
BayerPattern=RG
ROI=212x226
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=63
Shutter=10.00ms
Gain=170 (28%)
Brightness=1 (off)
WBlue=95 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoExposure=off
AutoGain=off
HardwareBin=off
HighSpeed=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
WRed=52 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
USBTraffic=100 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=62
Histogramm=24%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.05
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=34.7°C