Mars UTC

CM1: 169.20°

CLat: -20.30°

Description

Excellent transparency as usual, but poor seeing conditions strike again.

Notes:

  • The South Polar Cap is large. It will shrink over the next few months.

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=7.41"
Magnitude=0.47
CM=170.2°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=9700mm (F/27)
Resolution=0.06"
Filename=2020-04-26-1159_2-EC-IR685.ser
Date=2020_04_26
Start=11_58_16.340
Mid=11_59_16.340
End=12_00_16.340
Start(UT)=11_58_16.340
Mid(UT)=11_59_16.340
End(UT)=12_00_16.340
Duration=120.000s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=23343
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=204x216
ROI(Offset)=8x8
FPS (avg.)=194
Shutter=5.000ms
Gain=300 (50%)
AutoExposure=off
Gamma=50 (off)
HighSpeed=off
USBTraffic=40 (off)
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
AutoGain=off
FPS=100 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
AutoHisto=75 (off)
Histogramm(min)=3
Histogramm(max)=165
Histogramm=64%
Noise(avg.deviation)=3.33
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=120 Seconds
Sensor temperature=22.5°C
Focuser position=1503