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Mars

"The God of War"

  • TYPE:  Planet
  • RA: 22h 33.5'
  • DEC:  -16degrees 03.5'
  • SIZE:  30.05'
  • VISUAL MAGNITUDE:  -2.86
  • PHASE:  99.750%
  • CONSTELLATION:  Aquarius
  • DISTANCE:   Close as it will get in my life time.
  • DIAMETER:  25 arc seconds

IMAGING INFORMATION

  • TELESCOPE:  Celestron C-14, FL 3911 mm, Schmidt-Cassegrain reflector, on a Paramount GT1100 mount
  • REDUCER/CORRECTOR:  16mm eyepiece projection
  • CAMERA:  Santa Barbara Instruments, ST-8 Digital (Thermoelectrically cooled)
  • ADAPTIVE OPTICS:  None
  • FILTER(S):  None
  • CCD COOLING TEMPERATURE:  -0 C
  • BINNING/RESOLUTION:  1 X 1 (1530 X 1020)
  • EXPOSURE TIME:  0.11 seconds
  • NUMBER OF IMAGES: 1
  • FILM SPEED:  None
  • DATE/TIME:  09/01/2003 / 08:20:09 UTC
  • LOCATION:  Valley Center, San Diego County, California
  • TEMPERATURE:  Unknown
  • HUMIDITY:  Unknown

        Below is a listing of the features I was able to indentify in this image.

 

 

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