You'd hate to see my raws... doubled images, potato chip disks, bent folded and mutilated. I didn't even process last night's batch the raws looked so bad. The jet stream was right on top of me. It does get better at times though... I can get an ok result but nothing to brag about.
I'm 45 deg N. so Mars presents at 20-25 degrees above the horizon. I also have thermals from the roofs to the south and air conditioner exhaust. Somehow I think the next night may be better
Yeah Ron, Except for the red & blue fringing, that's about all I'm seeing. Equipment: TV102 TV Big Barlow 22mm Panoptic 15mm Ultrascopic 12mm UO Ortho Image started falling apart when I went to a 9mm UO Ortho
ETX125 20mm Plossl 18mm Ultima 15mm Ultrascopic
Side-by-side, the Televue was a little sharper. Filters didn't help much, but a moon filter seemed to do best.