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MarsWatch 1996-1997

Images of Mars from Astronomers Around the World

Linking Amateur and Professional Mars Observing Communities

for Observational Support of the Mars Pathfinder Mission

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26 May 1997


Image dp_may-26.jpg was taken by Don Parker, Coral Gables, Florida (USA). He uses a Lynxx PC camera, 16-in (41cm) Newtonian. Eyepiece projection is at f/47.8. Integration times are as follows (NOTE: Seeing fair (5-6) but transparency highly variable with frequent clouds. Strong E wind at 6-12 kts.):

Blue (Schott BG12 + IR Rejection)

Green (VG9 + IR Rejection)

Red (RG610)


All images are flat and dark corrected.

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