Mars opposition 14 October 2020

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Mars opposition 14 October 2020

Post by Menno555 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:36 am

Mars opposition 14 October 2020

My 2nd Mars capture. Had to capture this opposition of course 😊 Captured in RGB and with IR-pass filter for luminance channel.
On the upper right is Elysium Mons.

Bortle 7/8
Meade LX65 8" f/10 ACF OTA
Ioptron CEM25EC mount (no guiding)
RGB: Baader Neodymium SkyGlow filter
Luminance: Baader IR-Pass filter
TeleVue 2.5x PowerMate
Zwo ASI385MC camera

Captured with SharpCap Pro
RGB: 9000 x 0.01 sec / Gain 121 / Offset 2 / White balance R50/B50
IR-Pass: 9000 x 0.01 sec / Gain 225 / Offset 24

Stacked in Planetary System Stacker
Both the best 5%

Processed in Photoshop
RGB + IR-Pass as Lumincane
Sharpened, color corrections, Level, Curves, contrast

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Re: Mars opposition 14 October 2020

Post by admin » Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:35 pm

Hi,

nice detail - well done :)

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Re: Mars opposition 14 October 2020

Post by umasscrew39 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:24 pm

agree.......and I am jealous!! Really nice, Menno.

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Re: Mars opposition 14 October 2020

Post by Menno555 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:18 pm

Thanks Robin and Bruce!

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Re: Mars opposition 14 October 2020

Post by turfpit » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:40 pm

Good job Menno.

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