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Mars | 2018-10-29 1:34 UTC | RGB

astrophotography imaging planet


Ethan Chappel

Mars | 2018-10-29 1:34 UTC | RGB

With Saturn becoming too low to photograph, I turned my attention to Mars, where the seeing was much better due to the higher elevation.


  • Sinus Meridiani is emerging from the night side of Mars.
  • Syrtis Major and Hellas Basin are just past the central meridian.
  • The south polar cap is small.
Telescope: Celestron C8 EdgeHD
Camera: ZWO ASI174MM
Barlow: Celestron X-Cel 3x
Filters: Orion Red, Orion Green, Orion Blue


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