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=B
Profile=Mars
Diameter=7.92"
Magnitude=0.33
CM=57.3°  (during mid of capture)
FocalLength=9300mm (F/26)
Resolution=0.06"
Filename=2020-05-07-1138_8-EC-B.ser
Date=2020_05_07
Start=11_37_53.276
Mid=11_38_53.278
End=11_39_53.280
Start(UT)=11_37_53.276
Mid(UT)=11_38_53.278
End(UT)=11_39_53.280
Duration=120.004s
Date_format=yyyy_MM_dd
Time_format=HH_mm_ss
LT=UT -6h
Frames captured=13415
File type=SER
Binning=no
Bit depth=8bit
Debayer=no
ROI=184x182
ROI(Offset)=8x8
FPS (avg.)=111
Shutter=5.000ms
Gain=400 (66%)
USBTraffic=40 (off)
Gamma=50
AutoExposure=off
AutoHisto=75 (off)
AutoGain=off
SoftwareGain=10 (off)
Brightness=1 (off)
HighSpeed=off
FPS=100 (off)
Histogramm(min)=0
Histogramm(max)=179
Histogramm=70%
Noise(avg.deviation)=6.88
AutoAlign=false
PreFilter=none
Limit=120 Seconds
Sensor temperature=24.6°C
Focuser position=1384