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Mars 2005.08.18.

Started by oliver_p, 08/19/2005 12:48AM
Posted 08/19/2005 12:48AM Opening Post
Hi all,

yesterday I was able to image mars again after quite a while. Impressive how good the conditions are right now compared to my last very poor attempts early in the mars season 8)
Seeing was variable in the lower half of the pickering scale - I shot with faster exposure time to freeze seeing a bit better at the price of more gain/noise.
Conditions have been too poor for detailed color captures, in addition I screwed up the white balance resulting in much too much red, alomost not recoverable in postprocessing...
Imaging in near infrared and red revealed much more details, the remains of the SPC are visible best in the red capture.

Best regards & Clear skies,