Mars images in season of 2014



May 30, 2014   (Seeing: 3/5, Trans.: 2/5)
Optical: Kasai 20cm(7.9") F6 Newtonian (NERO-200DX),
with Televue Powermate 5X (Syn. F35.8)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Camera: CELESTRON Skyris445C with IDAS IR-cut filter
Location: Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: 30 flames/sec.×45sec., Exp....1/30sec
900 flames stacked each & Wavelet process with Registax6





May 2, 2014   (Seeing: 3/5, Trans.: 4/5)
Optical: TAKAHASHI 12.5cm (4.9") Fluorite refractor (FC125),
with Televue Powermate 5X (Syn. F42.0)
Auto-guided with VIXEN ATLUX Equatorial
Camera: CELESTRON Skyris445C with IDAS IR-cut filter
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: 30 flames/sec.×45sec., Exp....1/30sec
900 flames stacked each & Wavelet process with Registax6





Apr 26, 2014   (Seeing: 3/5, Trans.: 3/5)
Optical: Kasai 20cm(7.9") F6 Newtonian (NERO-200DX),
with Televue Powermate 5X (Syn. F35.8)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Camera: CELESTRON Skyris445C with IDAS IR-cut filter
Location: Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: 30 flames/sec.×50sec., Exp....1/35sec
900 flames stacked each & Wavelet process with Registax6





Apr 24, 2014   (Seeing: 3/5, Trans.: 3/5)
Optical: Kasai 20cm(7.9") F6 Newtonian (NERO-200DX),
with Televue Powermate 5X (Syn. F35.8)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Camera: CELESTRON Skyris445C with IDAS IR-cut filter
Location: Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: 30 flames/sec.×50sec., Exp....1/35sec
800 flames stacked each & Wavelet process with Registax6





Apr 23, 2014   (Seeing: 3/5, Trans.: 3/5)
Optical: Kasai 20cm(7.9") F6 Newtonian (NERO-200DX),
with Televue Powermate 5X (Syn. F35.8)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Camera: CELESTRON Skyris445C with IDAS IR-cut filter
Location: Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: 30 flames/sec.×50sec., Exp....1/35sec
400 flames stacked each & Wavelet process with Registax6





Apr 8, 2014   (Seeing: 3/5, Trans.: 4/5)
Optical: Kasai 20cm(7.9") F6 Newtonian (NERO-200DX),
with Televue Powermate 5X (Syn. F35.8)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Camera: CELESTRON Skyris445C with IDAS IR-cut filter
Location: Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: 20 flames/sec.×70sec., Exp....1/30sec
400 flames stacked each & Wavelet process with Registax6





Apr 1, 2014   (Seeing: 2/5, Trans.: 4/5)
Optical: Kasai 20cm(7.9") F6 Newtonian (NERO-200DX),
with Televue Powermate 5X (Syn. F35.8)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Camera: CELESTRON Skyris445C with IDAS IR-cut filter
Location: Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: 20 flames/sec.×60sec., Exp....1/35sec
400 flames stacked each & Wavelet process with Registax6





Mar 24, 2014   (Seeing: 3/5, Trans.: 4/5)
Optical: Kasai 20cm(7.9") F6 Newtonian (NERO-200DX)
afocal method with Radian10mm eyepiece, Record time: 90sec.
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Camera: Canon iVIS MF41
Location: Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: Mode...MXP(24Mbps), Programmed Auto
Lens...f=61mm (equivalent f=436mm in 35mm film format), Stop: F3.0
1200 flames stacked & wavelet processed with Registax6





Mar 7, 2014   (Seeing: 2/5, Trans.: 4/5)
Optical: Kasai 20cm(7.9") F6 Newtonian (NERO-200DX),
with Televue Powermate 5X (Syn. F35.8)
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI EM-200 Equatorial
Camera: CELESTRON Skyris445C with IDAS IR-cut filter
Location: Hitachi city, Ibaraki pref.

Camera Settings: 20 flames/sec.×50sec., Exp....1/35sec
900 flames stacked each & Wavelet process with Registax6



This page shows you the observed images of Mars in the season of 2014. New images will be added in this page during the observation season of this year.
In this season, the Mars has its closest approach to the Earth on Apr 14 with a distance of about 92 millions km. The red planet has positioned near Spica, alpha Vir., we can appreciate the impressive contrast of these two glittering stars in spring southern skies.



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