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Mars-Size-Seq-073011-061012-EMr

Mars from this apparition 2011-2012, Here is a collage of less then a third of captured images showing the size differences and the North Polar Cap decreasing in size in almost a year time lapse as it got closer and thru leaving us again until 2014. Opposition is the closest the planet got to earth.

 

Equipment: LX200ACF 12 in. OTA, CGE mount, Flea3 Ccd, TeleVue 3x barlows, Astronomik LRGB filter set.

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Taken on September 21, 2012