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Observation by Alex Pratt: Mars - 2020 Oct 14

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Alex Pratt

Observer

Alex Pratt

Observed

2020 Oct 14 - 21:01

Uploaded

2020 Oct 17 - 10:20

Objects

Mars

Equipment
  • C11 f/10
  • 2x Barlow
  • QHY5III462C camera and IR filter
  • AutoStakkert 3
  • Registax 6
Exposure

58 frames/sec

Location

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Target name

Mars - 2020 Oct 14

Title

Mars - 2020 Oct 14

About this image

A slightly misty night probably contributed to the improved seeing which this time reached Ant. II for some time, although the planetary details weren't as clear and sharp as I'd hoped.

The south polar cap is notably shrinking and the light circular patch towards the north is Olympus Mons. 

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