Flemming R. Ovesen / Torben Taustrup


Mars, angular diameter: 16.18" and 99.72% illuminated, May 1. 22:10 UT. The central meridian is 14.4
This is a stacked image composed of 15 frames. The air turbulence this night varied from moderate to low.

From the third of March - exactly two days later. Almost the same area of the planet is visible - some movement can be detected. North is around 10:30. Central meridian 354.4. Angular diameter: 16.16"

Technical data:
Eyepiece projection, focal length 9.9 meters (F:49). Cookbook CCD camera. Resolution: 252 x 242. Exposure time: 0.05 sec. Filter: H-Alpha pass

Mars map

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