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Nancy Ricigliano
New York LI
11:30 pm

Equipment Details:

Celestron 9.25" EdgeHD Schmidt-Cassegrain on an Celestron Advanced VX Mount. Camera was a ZWO ASI290MC with a TeleVue 2x powermate.

Post-processing Details:

Edited in AstroSurface and photoshop.

Image Details:

Even though Mars will be at opposition on December 8th it was closest to Earth on November 30th. I had to wait until the clouds cleared up to get it. I'm glad I was able to get some time in. I found Mars to be a very hard planet to edit.