New Image of Mars with a FireWire Astronomy Camera

Blogged by Aurélie Le Fort-Beunink on March 15, 2012 and tagged with Sample Images, Mars.

Here's one of my Mars results from March 8th taken around 2:00 UT. I processed my recordings quite a few times before I got to this satisfying result which is probably my best Mars image yet. Seeing was average at the time, transparency was good. The IR channel was used as red channel which gave me a lot more contrast and detail.

Setup as always is C 9.25, DMK 21AF04.AS and Astronomik filters.

Edwin Pottillius