October Mars
  James Adamson
  Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland
Photo Title
  October Mars
Time and Date taken
  13th October 2005 0103ut
Equipment used
  Celestron 8inch SCT at f/20. EQ5 mount, UV/IR filter
Capturing device used
  Philips TouCam Pro 2
Technical details
  1049 frames captured in k3ccdtools, 15fps, 1/25sec, frames were aligned and stacked in registax v3. final processing was done in paintshop pro 9


Seeing conditions were very good allowing me to capture some excellent detail in this final processed image.  I am very pleased with my results!  Fingers crossed that there will be a few more nights like this one :-)

Excellent work James. Comparing this image with your previous Mars in September shows how Mars is getting bigger and closer to us with the details revealing themselves as the end of October approaches.


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