Mars Closest Approach in 2005

For more information and the names of some of the details on Mars surface in this image move your mouse arrow over the image. Click on the image and it will take you to the Mars Archive. This is luckily the First Year Ive gotten a CCD camera to shoot this event.

I was very grateful to get these great sky conditions when Mars was close to its closet approach to Earth in a while.

Date and Time:
9-14-2005 1008 UT
Camera:
Celestron Neximage CCD
Telescope:
Skydesigns 14.5"nonmotorized dob/2 x barlow
Capture Software:
Amcapp / gain=0 Shutter=1/30 1 avi @ 12 FPS
Processing Software:
Registax / Photoshop
Location:
Burleson ,Texas