The south polar cap is very small.

Mars UTC

CM1: 349.10°

CLat: -26.10°

Description

The sky continues to be cooperative.

Notes:

  • Sinus Meridiani is at the central meridian.
  • Syrtis Major and Hellas Basin are setting.
  • The bright orange cloud over Hellas looks like it may have escaped the basin on its western side.
  • The south polar cap is very small.

Equipment

Celestron C8 EdgeHD

ZWO ASI174MM

Celestron X-Cel 3x

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Camera=ZWO ASI174MM
Filter=B
Profile=Mars
Diameter=7.18"
Magnitude=0.54
CM=350.2°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=10250mm (F/36)
Resolution=0.12"
Filename=2019-01-06-0157_1-EC-B-Mars.ser
Date=2019_01_06
Start=01_55_53.935
Mid=01_57_08.940
End=01_58_23.946
Start(UT)=01_55_53.935
Mid(UT)=01_57_08.940
End(UT)=01_58_23.946
Duration=150.011s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=8855
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=184x190
ROI(Offset)=0x0
FPS (avg.)=59
Shutter=16.90ms
Gain=330 (82%)
AutoGain=off
FPS=100 (off)
AutoExposure=off
Brightness=1 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
HighSpeed=off
USBTraffic=80 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=95
Histogramm=37%
Noise(avg.deviation)=1.00
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=150 Seconds
Sensor temperature=29.2°C