MARS Opposition 2003All images were taken with ToUCam Pro Imager through C8 on GPDX, 2x barlow, UV/IR Block filter. Each stack of 400-500 frames in Registax 1.1
South Polar Cap up. Notice the shrinking polar cap as the southern hemipshere was entering its summer.
|2003-07-30 1:17 EST CM=10|
Small dust storm seen in the northern hemisphere near Chryse.
|2003-08-07 2:11 EST CM=260|
My clearest image so far. Syrtis Major, Hellas, Mare Tyrrhenum, Mare Cimmerium, Nodus Alcyonius.
|2003-08-13 2:03 EST CM=210|
|2003-08-19 1:48 EST CM=150|
|2003-08-21 0:58 EST CM=120|
Solis Lacus - Eye of Mars.
|2003-08-29 0:09 EST CM=30|
|2003-09-05 23:56 EST CM=320||2003-09-06 0:27 EST CM=330|
Second best seeing. Notice the splitting fragment of the polar cap.
|2003-09-09 23:22 EST CM=270|
Polar cap has shrinked substantially, compared with August 7th image.
|2003-09-16 10:46 EST CM=210|
Polar cap shrinked compared with August 13th image.