Mars August 15, 2003 > Astronomy by Frank > Planets > Mars August 15, 2003

Mars 08-15-2003 6:48UT
Object: Mars

Time & Date: 2:48AM EDT (6:48 UT) August 15, 2003

Exposure: 399 x 1/25 sec (Gain: 15%)

Camera: Philips ToUcam 740K (Unmodified)

Equipement: 10" f/10 Meade OTA, 2x Celestron Ultima Barlow, and Losmandy G-11 GEM

Guiding: None

Software: K3CCD Tools, Registax, AVIS, and Picture Window Pro 3.1h

Info: This image was taken on the night of the great 2003 Eastern US Blackout. 22.97" in diameter. VirtualDub was used for image capture. 399 frames out of 1200 were aligned, stacked, and processed in Registax then transfered to Picture Window Pro (via AVIS fits viewer) where the atmospheric chromatic aberrition was corrected (with the color registration feature) and color balance and levels were adjusted.

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Updated: 08/20/03 12:09:04 AM