Photo of Mars taken on 9th January 2023.

Mars 9th January 2023

My second attempt at planetary imaging, definitely getting better. Previously I had used too many alignment points when stacking, generating artifacts and limiting how much I was able to sharpen the image. This time I had no artifacts and was able to sharpen a lot more. Acquisition: Equipment: Processing:

Photo of Mars taken on 25th December 2022

Mars 25th December 2022

Mars imaged just 17 days from opposition. Not bad for a first attempt at planetary imaging, I’ve learned a lot and my next attempt should be even better. Acquisition: Equipment: Processing: