Mars near opposition | Marc Delcroix

Marc Delcroix
Location of photo
Tournefeuille, France
Date/Time of photo
Dec.12th 2007
LX200GPS 10" (altaz), barlow x3 + additionnal extensions, RGB Astronomik filters, SKYnyx 2-0M
This was a frozen night, following one month of bad weather. The anticyclon brought me good seeing, allowing me to take a good view of details in Syrtis Major, Sinus Sabaeus/Meridiani, and a haze appearing on the limb, as well as the north polar cap and the north polar hood breaking in Cydonia. Final image has been resized 150%.
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