Mars files

Last updated December 22, 2003



Mars on December 22, 2003 at 18h 27 m UT
C11 and 3x Barlow



Mars on December 17, 2003 at 18h 44 m UT
C11 and 3x Barlow



Mars on December 6, 2003 at 17h 30 m UT
C11 and 2x Barlow



Overview Mars Apparition 2003



Map of Mars constructed with the help of the IRIS program using 6 images obtained in August and September 2003



Mars October 23, 2003
seeing 5/10
C11 and 2x barlow



Mars September 29, 2003
seeing 4/10
C11 and 3x barlow



Mars September 24, 2003 21h 08m UT
seeing 4/10
C11 and 2x barlow




Mars and its satellites on September 8, 2003, fair seeing
C11 prime focus.
Top: raw image ; bottom: compilation



Mars animation September 3/4, 2003, poor - fair seeing
C11 and 3x barlow



Highlights of the Mars apparition 2003



Mars on September 4, 2003, good seeing
C11 with 3x Barlow.



Best Mars

Mars on La Palma, good seeing
Note :C5 with stacked 2x and 3x Barlow!



Mars on August 10, 2003, moderate seeing
C11 with 3x Barlow.



Mars on August 8, 2003, poor- moderate seeing
C11 with 3x Barlow.



Mars on August 5, 2003 0h 25m UT, moderate seeing
C11 with 3x Barlow.



Mars on August 1, 2003 at three adjacent times. Notice the rapidly deteriorating seeing
C11 with 3x Barlow.



Best Mars

Mars on August 1, 2003 at 0h40m UT.
C11 with 3x Barlow. seeing 7/10



Mars on July 29, 2003 at 1h32 UT.
C11 with 3x Barlow. seeing 6/10 (clouds)



Mars on July 29, 2003 at 1h25 UT.
C11 with 3x Barlow. seeing 6/10 (clouds)



Mars on July 25, 2003 at 0h02 UT.
C11 with 3x Barlow. seeing was moderate



The increasing size of the diameter of Mars in June and July , 2003



Mars on July 23, 2003 at 0h25 UT.
C11 with 3x Barlow. seeing was moderate and the transparancy reduced due to clouds and fog




Details in the Southern Polar Cap
Two independent pictures taken on July 19, 2003 at 1h13 and 1h17 UT.
C11 with 3x Barlow.



July 19, 2003 1h13 - 1h51 UT. C11 with 3x Barlow.



Animation
July 10, 2003 1h22m - 2h15m UT. C11 with 3x Barlow.
The quality of the seeing improves while the Mars altitude is increasing.



July 10, 2003 0h48 - 2h15 UT. C11 with 2x and 3x Barlow.
Effect of the altitude of Mars on the image quality.



July 10, 2003 2h15 UT. C11 with 3x Barlow.
Comparison of processing with the RGB and RRGB procedures using Registax and IRIS. Sharpening and filtering was performed with Neat Image




July 8, 2003 1h23 -2h00 UT. C11 with 2x and 3x Barlow.
100 best frames of 6000 processed with Registax and IRIS South is up.




July 1, 2003 2.10 UT (above, C11 with 2 x Barlow) and 2.27 UT (below, C11 with 3 x Barlow). 100 best frames of 6000 processed with Registax and IRIS South is up.



June 26, 2003 2.11 UT. C11 with 2 x Barlow.
100 best frames of 6000 processed with Registax and IRIS South is up.



June 25, 2003 2.43 UT. C11 with 2 x Barlow.
100 best frames of 6000 processed with Registax and IRIS South is up. The simulation is of T.Ikemura



June 25, 2003 1.54 UT. C11 with 2 x Barlow.
100 best frames of 6000 processed with Registax and IRIS South is up.


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June 16, 2003 1:55 and 2.28 UT. C11 with 2 x Barlow.
100 best frames of 6000 processed with Registax and IRIS South is up. The simulation is of T.Ikemura



June 12, 2003 2:44 UT. C11 with 2 x Barlow
The simulation program was written by T Ikemura. South is up



17 above the horizon
June 11, 2003 2:43 UT. C11 with 2 x Barlow
The simulation were made with the program Mars Previewer II written by Leandro Rios.


Only 15-17 above the horizon
June 8, 2003 2:10 and 2:53 UT. C11 with 2 x Barlow
The simulation were made with the program Mars Previewer II written by Leandro Rios. South is up


MARS only 17 above the horizon
June 3, 2003 3:02 UT. C11 with 2 x Barlow
The simulation at the left was made with the program Mars Previewer II written by Leandro Rios.Note the position of Solis Lacus. The picture assigned G represents the green channel. The middle picture represents 150 of 1800 frames processed with Registax and IRIS



My first Webcam MARS.
May 31, 2003. C5 with 2 x Barlow
The simulation at the left was made with the program Mars Previewer II written by Leandro Rios. The pictures indicated R, G and B represent the red , green and blue channels. Picture 2 from the left is the combined color image.
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