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Mars past opposition

Mars past opposition

Another view of Mars from my backyard showing a side with quite a lot of visible geological structures. This image was taken 24 days after opposition and 16 days after the closest approach to earth. the planet is noticeably smaller than it was for my June 3 image.
2016-06-15 in backyard, Victoria BC.
Conditions calm, clear and 10 Deg C.
Seeing was average 3/5.
ZWO ASI120S Monochrome camera on WO 105mm refractor with 2.5x powermate on Celestron Advanced VX mount.
Exposures - videos taken in RG&B using 320x240px. size.
Processing in Autostakkert and Photoshop.