Flintstone Stargazing

March 5, 2012

Mars on 3/5/12

Filed under: astronomy, Mars, Observation Journal, Planets — Ed @ 11:50 pm
Mars on 3/5/12
Mars on 3/5/12

Tonight was chilly but clear and once Mars rose above my house and moved away from the heat shimmers near the roof, it was possible to get it in very precise focus. I was able to visually see most of the details evident in this image (the polar cap, the dark regions and the clouds as well) in the eyepiece and they came through on the camera as well.


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