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 and will be arriving for its closest approach on October 6, 2020. On the night of September 23, 2020, the seeing conditions were rather dismal but they rapidly improved so I took a look at Mars. Mars was looking back at me! Solis Lacus (The Eye of Mars) was the prominent feature visible. I took some photos and put together a composite image that represents what I saw. I used a Celestron 14” SCT and a ZWO ASI290MC camera. North is up on all images.