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Mars January 22,2023

Mars January 22,2023

Mars sketch on this clear night.
Mare Sirenium and Mare Cimmerium visible in the southern hemisphere
from preceding south to following south and Elysium Planita to the north.

Sketching Materials and Equipment
For this sketch I used color pencil dust applied with a blending stump, graphite HB pencil, eraser, white copy paper, Gimp2 to cut the sketch and move to a black background. Seeing 3/5, transparency 3/5.
Telescope 16” f/4.41 6mm eyepiece 298x, filters used neodymium and single polarizing to improve contrasts. Scope on an equatorial platform.
Frank McCabe

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