Mars Gallery



Philips SPC900NC web camera unless indicated otherwise. Meade LXD55 8" SCT. Aligned and stacked with Registax. Except where noted all images captured with K3CCDTools.
Jul. 20, 2014 at 1:25 UT
200 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 30%. North is up. Angular diameter 8.35".
Mars Jul. 20, 2014
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Jul. 4, 2014 at 2:00 UT
200 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 49%. Gain was set too high. North is up. Angular diameter 9.21".
Mars Jul. 4, 2014
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Jul. 4, 2014 at 1:23 UT
200 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 41%. Gain was set too high. North is up. Angular diameter 9.21".
Mars Jul. 4, 2014
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Jun. 13, 2014 at 2:10 UT
200 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 40%. North is up. Angular diameter 10.75".
Mars Jun. 13, 2014
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Jun. 13, 2014 at 1:33 UT
300 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 30%. North is up. Angular diameter 10.75".
Mars Jun. 13, 2014
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Apr. 19, 2014 at 4:54 UT
125 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 32%. North is up. Angular diameter 15.10".
Mars Apr. 19, 2014
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Apr. 19, 2014 at 4:06 UT
200 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 32%. North is up. Angular diameter 15.10".
Mars Apr. 19, 2014
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Mar. 15, 2014 at 9:11 UT
150 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 43%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 27%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.18".
Mars Mar. 15, 2014
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Mar. 15, 2014 at 8:54 UT
150 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 43%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 24%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.18".
Mars Mar. 15, 2014
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Apr. 22, 2012 at 2:57 UT
125 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 52%. North is up. Angular diameter 10.67".
Mars Apr. 22, 2012
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Apr. 22, 2012 at 2:30 UT
150 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/50 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 52%. North is up. Angular diameter 10.67".
Mars Apr. 22, 2012
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Apr. 6, 2012 at 3:45 UT
350 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 48%. North is up. Angular diameter 12.11".
Mars Apr. 6, 2012
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Apr. 6, 2012 at 3:18 UT
300 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/50 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 48%. North is up. Angular diameter 12.11".
Mars Apr. 6, 2012
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Apr. 1, 2012 at 4:20 UT
200 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was poor to good (~2 to 3 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 44%. North is up. Angular diameter 12.55".
Mars Apr. 1, 2012
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Apr. 1, 2012 at 3:42 UT
200 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor to good (~2 to 3 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 19%. North is up. Angular diameter 12.55".
Mars Apr. 1, 2012
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Mar. 25, 2012 at 6:04 UT
300 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 41%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.10".
Mars Mar. 25, 2012
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Mar. 25, 2012 at 5:23 UT
300 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/50 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 41%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.10".
Mars Mar. 25, 2012
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Mar. 13, 2012 at 6:51 UT
300 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good to very good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 51%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.76".
Mars Mar. 13, 2012
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Mar. 13, 2012 at 6:28 UT
250 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good to very good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 1/50 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 51%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.76".
Mars Mar. 13, 2012
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Mar. 10, 2012 at 7:04 UT
250 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 52%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.84".
Mars Mar. 10, 2012
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Mar. 10, 2012 at 6:53 UT
150 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor to good (~2 to 3 out of 5). 1/50 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 51%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.84".
Mars Mar. 10, 2012
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Mar. 9, 2012 at 6:42 UT
250 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good to very good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 49%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.86".
Mars Mar. 9, 2012
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Mar. 9, 2012 at 6:07 UT
250 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good to very good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 1/50 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 51%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.86".
Mars Mar. 9, 2012
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Jan. 15, 2012 at 10:40 UT
105 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor (~2 out of 5). 1/50 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 51%. North is up. Angular diameter 10.2".
Mars Jan. 15, 2012
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Dec. 26, 2011 at 11:47 UT
600 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 30%. North is up. Angular diameter 8.6".
Mars Dec. 26, 2011
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Dec. 26, 2011 at 11:35 UT
400 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. I forgot to record the camera settinngs before switching over to the 5X barlow. North is up. Angular diameter 8.6".
Mars Dec. 26, 2011
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Dec. 18, 2011 at 11:52 UT
950 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good to very good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 1/33 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 29%. North is up. Angular diameter 8.1".
Mars Dec. 18, 2011
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May 30, 2010 at 2:32 UT
400 out of 900 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good to very good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 43%. North is up. Angular diameter 6.1".
Mars May 30, 2010
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Mar. 4, 2010 at 4:02 UT
500 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 80%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 32%. North is up. Angular diameter 11.7".
Mars Mar. 4, 2010
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Feb. 28, 2010 at 4:09 UT
475 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good (~3 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 37%. North is up. Angular diameter 12.1".
Mars Feb. 28, 2010
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Feb. 18, 2010 at 4:35 UT
700 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 33%. North is up. Angular diameter 13.0".
Mars Feb. 18, 2010
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Jan. 31, 2010 at 6:19 UT
400 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 80%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 22%. North is up. Angular diameter 14.1".
Mars Jan. 31, 2010
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Nov. 5, 2009 at 11:57 UT
300 out of 1200 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good to very good (~3 to 4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. Brightnes: 50%. Saturation: 100%. Gamma: 0%. Gain: 44%. North is up. Angular diameter 8.2".
Mars Nov. 5, 2009
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ToUcam Pro Web camera unless indicated otherwise. Meade LXD55 8" SCT. Aligned and stacked with Registax. Except where noted all images captured with K3CCDTools.
Apr. 5, 2008 at 01:56 UT
1150 out of 1800 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Phillips SPC 900NC web camera. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/50 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 6.7".
Mars Apr. 5, 2008
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Mar. 11, 2008 at 01:44 UT
600 out of 900 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. QC 4000 Pro web camera. Seeing was very good (~4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 8.3".
Mars Mar. 11, 2008
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Mar. 01, 2008 at 03:41 UT
400 out of 900 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. QC 4000 Pro web camera. Seeing was good to very good (3 to 4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 9.0".
Mars Mar. 01, 2008
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Jan. 27, 2008 at 04:26 UT
380 out of 900 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. QC 4000 Pro web camera. Seeing was good to very good (3 to 4 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 12.6".
Mars Jan. 27, 2008
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Dec. 19, 2007 at 07:39 UT
700 out of 900 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent (4 to 5 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 15.9".
Mars Dec. 19, 2007
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Dec. 19, 2007 at 07:11 UT
750 out of 900 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent (4 to 5 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 15.9".
Mars Dec. 19, 2007
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Dec. 19, 2007 at 06:06 UT
500 out of 900 Frames Stacked. QC 4000 Pro web camera. 3X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent (4 to 5 out of 5). 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 15.9".
Mars Dec. 19, 2007
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Nov. 10, 2007 at 10:59 UT
50 out of 900 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor at about a 2 out of 5. 1/33 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 13.1".
Mars Nov. 4, 2007
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Nov. 4, 2007 at 10:35 UT
100 out of 900 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was poor at about a 2 out of 5. 1/50 second exposure. North is down. Angular diameter 12.5".
Mars Nov. 4, 2007
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Nov. 3, 2007 at 11:13 UT
300 out of 900 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good at about a 3 out of 5. Colimation of the telescope optics was not very good. 1/50 second exposure. North is down. Angular diameter 12.4".
Mars Nov. 3, 2007
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Nov. 2, 2005 at 7:44 UT
1000 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was good at about a 3 out of 5. 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 19.6".
Mars Nov. 2, 2005
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Oct. 2005 Dust Storms Composite.
Oct. 2005 Dust Storms Composite
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Oct. 28, 2005 at 6:47 UT
1800 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent at about a 4 to 5 out of 5. 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 20.2".
Mars Oct. 28, 2005
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Oct. 28, 2005 at 7:53 UT
1500 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent at about a 4 to 5 out of 5. 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 20.2".
Mars Oct. 28, 2005
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Oct. 26, 2005 at 6:40 UT
1600 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent at about a 4 to 5 out of 5. 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 20.1".
Mars Oct. 26, 2005
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Oct. 26, 2005 at 7:14 UT
1650 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent at about a 4 to 5 out of 5. 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 20.1". In this and the above image the dust storms that broke out in the week prior to these observations are clearly visible (yellowish regions).
Mars Oct. 26, 2005
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Oct. 14, 2005 at 8:20 UT
1300 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was good to very good at about a 3 to 4 out of 5. 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 19.4".
Mars Oct. 14, 2005
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Oct. 08, 2005 at 8:56 UT
1400 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent at about a 4 to 5 out of 5. 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 18.7". I adjusted the alignment of the scope's optics earlier in the session.
Mars Oct. 08, 2005
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Oct. 08, 2005 at 9:52 UT
1700 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent at about a 4 to 5 out of 5. 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 18.7".
Mars Oct. 08, 2005
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Sept. 27, 2005 at 9:47 UT
2000 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Seeing was very good to excellent at about a 4 to 5 out of 5. 1/25 second exposure. North is up. Angular diameter 17.4". The optics on my scope are noticeably out of alignment.
Mars Sept. 27, 2005
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Oct. 07, 2003
175 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. South is up.
Mars Oct. 07, 2003
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Oct. 06, 2003
140 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Oct. 06, 2003
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Sept. 25, 2003
500 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. South is up.
Mars Sept. 25, 2003
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Sept. 20, 2003
1000 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Sept. 20, 2003
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Sept. 16, 2003
700 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. South is up.
Mars Sept. 16, 2003
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Sept. 08, 2003
208 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Sept. 08, 2003
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Sept. 07, 2003
305 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Sept. 07, 2003
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Sept. 06, 2003
287 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Sept. 06, 2003
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Sept. 05, 2003
600 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Sept. 05, 2003
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Sept. 03, 2003
2059 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Sept. 03, 2003
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Aug. 26, 2003
664 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. South is up.
Mars Aug. 26, 2003
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Aug. 24, 2003
500 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Aug. 24, 2003
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Aug. 23, 2003
442 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Aug. 23, 2003
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Aug. 17, 2003
476 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. Deconvolution applied. South is up.
Mars Aug. 17, 2003
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Aug. 12, 2003
471 Frames Stacked. 5X barlow. South is up.
Mars Aug. 12, 2003
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Aug. 06, 2003
1111 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Captured with Philips VRecord. South is up.
Mars Aug. 06, 2003
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July 31, 2003
200 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Captured with Philips VRecord. South is up.
Mars July 31, 2003
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July 26, 2003
414 Frames Stacked. 3X barlow. Captured with Philips VRecord. South is up.
Mars July 26, 2003
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Early Web cam images. ToUcam XS and Vesta Pro. Meade LXD55 8" SCT. 2X barlow lens. Captured with Philips VRecord. Aligned and stacked with Registax.
July 24, 2003
ToUCam XS Image.
101 Frames Stacked.
Mars July 24, 2003
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July 23, 2003
ToUCam XS Image.
433 Frames Stacked.
Mars July 23, 2003
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July 20, 2003
ToUCam XS Image.
618 Frames Stacked.
Mars July 20, 2003
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July 19, 2003
ToUCam XS Image.
339 Frames Stacked.
Mars July 19, 2003
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July 13, 2003 Mars July 13, 2003
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Mars July 13, 2003
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ToUCam XS Image
500 Frames Stacked.
Vesta Pro Image
402 Frames Stacked.


Film images.
July 2, 2003
Polaroid ASA 800 film shot at 1/4 second with eyepiece projection. I did not record the eyepiece that was used. This image is a composite, using Registax, of the 25 exposures that were shot on one roll of film.
Mars July 2, 2003
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