Location of Photo:
Hickory Hills, IL
Date/Time of photo:
1987 vintage Bausch and Lomb 8001 Pro 8" Schmidt Cassegrain with Celestron Neximage Solar System Imager. University Optics Klee barlow 3X projection @ F32. 4500 video frames processed in Registax.Focusing aided with JMI motofocus. AC drive corrector aided in keeping image on the small imager chip during the 7-1/2 minute video at 10fps
Image of Mars taken March 10, 2012. Mars disk angular diameter 13.84 arc seconds. Syrtis Major prominent on central meridian.