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Web Camera Images


July 7, 2018 at 8:12 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips SPC900NC web camera, and 5X barlow. Camera settings: 1/25 second exposure, brightness: 50%, saturation: 100%, gamma: 0%, and gain: 33%. 600 out of 1200 frames stacked with Registax. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Seeing was average to good (~3 to 4 out of 5). North is up. The angular diameter of Mars was 21.8". A planet wide dust storm was in progress. About the only feature visible is the southern polar cap.

July 7, 2018 at 7:41 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips SPC900NC web camera, and 3X barlow. Camera settings: 1/33 second exposure, brightness: 50%, saturation: 100%, gamma: 0%, and gain: 27%. 600 out of 1200 frames stacked with Registax. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Seeing was average to good (~3 to 4 out of 5). North is up. The angular diameter of Mars was 21.8". A planet wide dust storm was in progress. About the only feature visible is the southern polar cap.

July 5, 2018 at 8:47 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips SPC900NC web camera, and 5X barlow. Camera settings: 1/25 second exposure, brightness: 50%, saturation: 100%, gamma: 0%, and gain: 33%. 600 out of 1200 frames stacked with Registax. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Seeing was average to good (~3 to 4 out of 5). North is up. The angular diameter of Mars was 21.5". A planet wide dust storm was in progress. About the only feature visible is the southern polar cap.

July 5, 2018 at 7:38 UT.

Meade LXD55 8 inch SCT, Philips SPC900NC web camera, and 3X barlow. Camera settings: 1/33 second exposure, brightness: 50%, saturation: 100%, gamma: 0%, and gain: 27%. 600 out of 1200 frames stacked with Registax. Video sequences captured with K3CCDTools. Seeing was average to good (~3 to 4 out of 5). North is up. The angular diameter of Mars was 21.5". A planet wide dust storm was in progress. About the only feature visible is the southern polar cap.