IMPORTANT! As you have probably noticed we have upgraded our gallery and transitioned from our old website.
Some accounts on old site were missing name information and they will appear on profile and photo pages as "N/A N/A".
If you are one of those users you can easily update your name information if you visit your profile page.
Mars is quickly approaching earth on its way to an October 13, 2020 Opposition. I was imaging Mars and after some basic processing on one of the images I was amazed at what I was seeing. It was pretty neat to clearly see so many Martian volcanoes at one time on the same image. I decided to use it to make a basic map so that people who are not familiar with the Martian surface will know what they are looking at.
The image was taken at 08:09 UT on 8.14.20 with a Celestron 14” SCT and a ZWO ASI camera.
Mars was 16.3” in size at the time of this image. I hope you all enjoy!