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Friday, 6 April 2012

Video of Mars the Red Planet through my telescope

This are videos of Mars through my telescope, and are my best until now.

Mars lost its magnetosphere 4 billion years ago, so the solar wind interacts directly with the Martian ionosphere, decreasing atmospheric density by destroying the outer layer of atoms.
Compared with Earth, Mars's atmosphere is quite thin.
Pressure at the surface varies from a minimum of 30 Pa (0.030 kPa) on Olympus Mons to over 1155 Pa (1.155 kPa), at Hellas Planitia, with a mean pressure at the surface level of 600 Pa (0.60 kPa ). The most dense pressure on Mars, is equal to the pressure found 35 km above the Earth's surface.

Although Mars was at opposition on March 3 when it was most likely that this planet to be at its best seeing, it seems that on March 24 atmosphere was much clearer, and these are my best images with the red planet so far.

Video: Victor Lupu
Optics: CelestronC8 "-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: SonyCX130 at 7x optical zoom
Total Magnification: 700x
Filter: no
Date: 24/03/2012
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing and editing: stabilized in Sony Vegas 10

Astro calendar 2012: Astronomical calendar-astronomy events in 2012 .
Next astronomical event in 2012: March 14, 2012 -Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter.


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