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Dr Alan Potts

Location of Photo:

Newport, South Wales, UK

Date/Time of photo:

2nd November 2020, 19h10m to 19h15m UTC


Sky-Watcher 130PDS f/5 Newtonian, x2 barlow, IR/UV rejection filter, Nikon D3200 DSLR


The view of Mars (CM 284 degrees) showing Syrtis Major was acquired from stacking 60% of the 293 frames between 19:10 and 19:15 UTC in AutoStakkert with 1.5x drizzle. Pre-processing used PIPP to crop and centre each frame. The diameter of the disc is still large at 19.7 arcseconds.


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