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Mars
44 days after opposition


Viewing at 100%
Mars is 2 months before summer solstice and the NPC has shrunk in the last month. The Tharsis volcanoes are dark dots near the terminator.
Mars Details:
Night of:Thursday March 11, 2010
Site:Bonsall
Local Time:7:52 PM | Mar 11, 2010
Altitude:75
Distance:78,840,136 miles
Magnitude:-0.33 mV
Diameter:11.04 arcsec
Tilt:+0.00 NP
CM:91
Phase Angle:27.59
Illumination:94.31%
ipx:1,635 ipx2
Camera Settings:
Telescope:9.25-SCT
Camera:Orion Starshoot DSI2
f/ratio:f30
Pixel Scale:0.235 arcsec
Gain:0
Exposure:0.02 sec
Video Length:?
Frames:
Stacked:0
WINJUPOS:8 frames stacked
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