The atmosphere appears less opaque compared to just over a month before.

Mars UTC

CM1: 294.10°

CLat: -9.50°

Description

Seeing was very good.

Notes:

  • The atmosphere appears less opaque compared to just over a month before.
  • Sinus Meridiani is rising.
  • Syrtis Major and Hellas Basin are at the central meridian.
  • Mare Cimmerium is setting.

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=23.02"
Magnitude=-2.46
CM=290.7°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=4550mm (F/12)
Resolution=0.17"
Filename=2018-08-18-0354_3-EC-RGB-Mars.ser
Date=2018_08_18
Start=035308.871
Mid=035423.877
End=035538.883
Start(UT)=035308.871
Mid(UT)=035423.877
End(UT)=035538.883
Duration=150.012s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HHmmss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=11659
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%)
HardwareBin=off
Brightness=1 (off)
HighSpeed=off
USBTraffic=100 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
AutoGain=off
WRed=52 (off)
AutoExposure=off
WBlue=95 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=63
Histogramm=24%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.11
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=36.3°C