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Mars at Opposition 2020

Discussion in 'Astrophotography and Imaging' started by Orion25, Oct 14, 2020.

Mars at Opposition 2020

Started by Orion25 on Oct 14, 2020 at 3:35 PM

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  1. Orion25

    Orion25 Well-Known Member

    May 23, 2016
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    I had an almost exceptionally clear night for the opposition (save for some brief passing cirrus clouds). Mars was brilliant and offered great detail. Mare Sirenum and Mare Cimmerium were easily visible. I could barely make out the south polar cap (it was easier using my #82 lt. blue filter). Here is an image from last night's data:

    ASTRONOMY - MARS BIG MAK BARLOW (5MP) 10-13-20.jpg

    Orion 180mm Mak-Cass, Orion 5MP StarShoot Solar System Camera, Celestron 2x barlow, processed in Registax, Photoshop

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    Mak the Night Well-Known Member

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