Mars UTC

CM1: 54.40°

CLat: -21.90°

Description

Nearly perfect conditions for imaging Mars this morning.

Notes:

  • The North Polar Hood, a seasonal formation of clouds that appears during Martian autumn and winter, is peeking over the limb.
  • Valles Marineris is front and center.

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=R
Profile=Mars
Diameter=7.92"
Magnitude=0.33
CM=52.0°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=9500mm (F/26)
Resolution=0.06"
Filename=2020-05-07-1117_1-EC-R.ser
Date=2020_05_07
Start=11_16_07.894
Mid=11_17_07.895
End=11_18_07.897
Start(UT)=11_16_07.894
Mid(UT)=11_17_07.895
End(UT)=11_18_07.897
Duration=120.003s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=13414
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=184x182
ROI(Offset)=8x8
FPS (avg.)=111
Shutter=5.000ms
Gain=300 (50%)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
Gamma=50 (off)
AutoExposure=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
AutoGain=off
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
HighSpeed=off
FPS=100 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=184
Histogramm=72%
Noise(avg.deviation)=0.29
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=120 Seconds
Sensor temperature=24.6°C
Focuser position=1435