16-in (41cm) f/6.9 Newtonian, Mag: 490x
Mars 10, 2010, 2320-2350 UT, CM 33.1 = 40.4, Ls = 62.4, De = 12.2
Seeing: 7-8. Trans: 6, Alt: 60 deg. OAT: 26.1 C
NOTES: BC = 0. Telescope performing great. Nothing unusual, Morning limb haze and clouds. NPR hazy with bright cloud at morning edge of cap. Evening clouds. Equatorial band cloud (EBC).
Wow, the astronomer's curse was lifted again!!! Scope maintenance done; new drive corrector working great, sky clear and steady. what more would an old guy want?