Mars

 

DATE/TIME:  The evening of February 18th 2010 @ approximately 10:00pm.

CAMERA:  Imaging Source video cam, DMK21au04.

TELESCOPE:  Celestron C9.25 (235mm) SCT @ F/25.

BARLOW: 2.5x Telvue powermate.

SOFTWARE:  Registax, Photoshop.

ADDITIONAL IMAGE INFO:

Shot at 30fps, is a final stack of 2,397 frames @ 96% quality.

Wavelet settings, 1:1=76, 2:1=50, 3:1=33, 4:1=33, 5:1=57, 6:1=93

The Gain was set @ 903, Exposure @ 1/77th, Gamma @ 42.

 

 

 

DATE/TIME:  The evening of March 6th 2010 @ approximately 8:00pm.

CAMERA:  Imaging Source video cam, DMK21au04.

TELESCOPE:  Celestron C9.25 (235mm) SCT @ F/25.

BARLOW: 2.5x Telvue powermate.

SOFTWARE:  Registax, Photoshop.


MARS INFO:

Mars Average distance from the Sun, 141.6 million miles.

Average distance from Earth, 48.6 million miles.

Rotation period, (days) 24.6 hours.

Orbital period, (year) 686.9 Earth days.

Diameter, 4,222 miles.

Gravity, 100 pounds = 38 pounds on Mars.

Moons = 2.

    Mars holds the record for the solar system’s tallest mountain. A volcano two and a half times as tall as our Mt. Everest. It also possesses a canyon that would stretch from the state of California all the way to New York.

 

 

 

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