Mars UTC

CM1: 230.00°

CLat: +19.20°

Description

Seeing was tough for Jupiter & Saturn, but it took a turn for the worse by the time I reached Mars. I only used the best 5% of frames, the lowest for any set of images since I started planetary imaging over six years ago.

Notes:

  • Hellas Basin, which appears to be obscured by a bright dust cloud, is rotating into view alongside Syrtis Major to the north.

Equipment

ZWO ASI290MM

Celestron C14 EdgeHD

Astro-Physics Advanced Convertible Barlow

Logs
FireCapture v2.6  Settings
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Observer=Ethan Chappel
Camera=ZWO ASI290MM
Filter=IR685
Profile=Mars
Diameter=7.15"
Magnitude=0.55
CM=231.3°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=11100mm (F/31)
Resolution=0.05"
Filename=2020-04-20-1208_3-EC-IR685.ser
Date=2020_04_20
Start=12_07_21.927
Mid=12_08_21.927
End=12_09_21.928
Start(UT)=12_07_21.927
Mid(UT)=12_08_21.927
End(UT)=12_09_21.928
Duration=120.001s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=22034
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=228x226
ROI(Offset)=416x312
FPS (avg.)=183
Shutter=5.000ms
Gain=320 (53%)
Brightness=1 (off)
USBTraffic=40
AutoHisto=75 (off)
Gamma=50
AutoExposure=off
AutoGain=off
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
FPS=100 (off)
HighSpeed=off
Histogramm(min)=7
Histogramm(max)=182
Histogramm=71%
Noise(avg.deviation)=4.81
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=120 Seconds
Sensor temperature=24.5°C
Focuser position=1403