Mars

Ok, so its not much bigger!

This is the result of 40 of the best out of 400  1/100 sec images taken on 30 Apr 99

taken with the Starlight Express MX-5c colour camera on an Astrophysics f8 130EDT

with a 2x Barlow and eyepiece projection using a 4mm Nagler.

 

Here is what the features actually look like at 08:00 UT on 30 Apr 99  from 

the JPL Solar System Simulator http://space.jpl.nasa.gov/

You can match up the ones in my image!

 

Courtesy Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Copyright (c) 

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. All rights reserved