Mars

Mars 20010628-0248

Mars sketch by Geoff Gaherty.

Date 2001-06-28
Time (UT) 02:45 - 02:52
CM 88-89°
Telescope 15cm f/6 reflector @ 225x w/bino-viewer
Filters none
Seeing 4/10
Transparency haze
Notes Seeing not as good as last night. Blue gray shading on S limb.
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Mars 20010627-0310

Mars sketch by Geoff Gaherty.

Date 2001-06-27
Time (UT) 03:05 - 03:15
CM 101-104°
Telescope 15cm f/6 reflector @ 290x w/bino-viewer
Filters none
Seeing 6/10
Transparency haze
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Mars 20010617-0344

Mars sketch by Geoff Gaherty.

Date 2001-06-17
Time (UT) 03:40 - 03:49
CM 199-201°
Telescope 15cm f/6 reflector @ 225 w/bino-viewer
Filters none
Seeing 4/10
Transparency clear
Notes Eridania clearly seen as whiter than rest of disk.
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Mars 20010613-0338

Mars sketch by Geoff Gaherty.

Date 2001-06-13
Time (UT) 03:33 - 03:44
CM 232-235°
Telescope 15cm f/6 reflector @ 150x w/bino-viewer
Filters none
Seeing 6/10
Transparency 2/6, haze
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Mars 20010608-0405

Mars sketch by Geoff Gaherty.

Date 2001-06-08
Time (UT) 03:58 - 04:13
CM 283-287°
Telescope 25cm f/4.5 reflector @ 190x w/bino-viewer
Filters none
Seeing 3-4/10
Transparency 3/6, haze
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Mars 20010605-0410

Mars sketch by Geoff Gaherty.

Date 2001-06-05
Time (UT) 04:05 - 04:15
CM 311-313°
Telescope 15cm f/6 MN @ 225x w/bino-viewer
Filters none
Seeing 3-4/10
Transparency 4/6, haze
Notes Bottom of disc was blueish.
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Mars 20010519-0620

Mars sketch by Geoff Gaherty. "p" is to the left.

Date 2001-05-19
Time (UT) 06:15 - 06:25
CM 135°
Telescope 15cm f/6 MN @ 150x w/bino-viewer
Filters none
Seeing 2-3/10
Transparency haze
Notes White area on p limb with dark area S of it. Fairly sharp border on S polar region.
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Mars 20010519-0520

Mars sketch by Geoff Gaherty. "p" is to the left.

Date 2001-05-19
Time (UT) 05:15 - 05:25
CM 120° - 137°
Telescope 15cm f/6 MN @ 150x w/bino-viewer
Filters none
Seeing 2-3/10
Transparency haze
Notes White area on p limb with dark area S of it. Fairly sharp border on S polar region.
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Mars20010503-0915

Mars sketch by Geoff Gaherty.

Date 2001-05-03
Time (UT) 09:00 - 09:30
CM 321° - 328°
Telescope 25cm f/4.5 reflector
Filters W21, W56
Seeing 3/10
Transparency haze
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Mars 195811222000

Mars on 1958 November 22 @ 20:00 EST, seeing 3. South is approximately up.

Drawings made through a 10 f/7.2 Newtonian. Power 150. Seeing in Pickering's scale; 5 is the best we ever have here. Polar region marked in dotted line: glimpses and doubtful. Time: EST.
Location: N.Lat. 45°17'31, W.Long. 72°33'02; elev.: 650 feet
Address: S.A. Zielinski, Fulford, Que.

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