Mars under Global Dust Storm

Location of photo
Coronado, Costa Rica
Date/Time of photo
July 8, 2018
Schmidt- Cassegrain 8" Meade telescope + Neximage 5 camera
Mars close opposition but without details, global dust storm in apogee.
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Greetings I have been an amateur astronomer since I was 7 years old when my dad gave me some 7x50 binoculars with which I learned to observe the sky, since then I have explored the Universe through renowned scientific magazines like the Sky and telescope that have opened up my knowledge and Now with my 8 "Meade SCT telescope I do planetary astrophotography that I want to share. I belong to ACODEA, Costa Rican Astronomy Association and in the past I collaborated with this prestigious magazine translating texts into Spanish.
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