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Mars opposition 2020

Mars will reach opposition on Oct. 13, 2020, when the Red Planet will be only 39 million miles (62.7 million km) from Earth, the closest pairing until 2035.

As a result, Mars looks much brighter and bigger than usual.


Classic Cassegrain 8" at 3800mm.

4x video files at 200fps

best 200 of 30.000x4


Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f12 Classical Cassegrain


Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY5III174


Mounts: Mesu 200 Mk2


Focal reducers: Baader Q-Barlow


Software: FireCapture · Emil Kraaikamp Autostackert! 3 · Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight


Filters: Astronomik Proplanet 642 - 842 nm & Baader r + g + b


Accessory: ZWO EFW · MoonLite CSL 2.5" Focuser with High Res Stepper Motor

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Uploaded on October 16, 2020