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Mars: 29th October

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Observer
Paul G. Abel
Time of observation
29/10/2018 - 19:21
Equipment
203mm Newtonian Reflector
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Mars from 29th October- the planet is now much higher in the night sky and still has a reasonable disk size so it's worth continuing to observing it.  Tonight the Mare Cimmerium was present on the disk- although seeing was largely poor, it is clear that Cimmerium is not a continuous streak but composed of many patches of varying intensity.  The preceding limb was very bright no doubt due to white cloud activity.

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