Astronomical topics and views of the night sky. Software and tips about telescopes, mounts, and digital astrocameras. Panagiotis Xipteras, an amateur astrophotographer, presents you amazing views of the planets, stars and galaxies.
Yor are facing Chryse Planitia on Mars. The North pole (Planum Boreum) has snow. Tempe Terra is also visible. This image was captured on March, 15th 2012 at 20:32 MET at 6 meters focal length. It has been resized by the super resolution algorithm during stacking.