Mars and its North Pole

Mars and its North Pole

Visible in this image are the darker highlands of mars (top and bottom) as well as the norther ice cap (south in this picture). The white spots on the left horizon are large cloud patterns and dust storms.

Taken with an Orion Xt8 8″ newtonian on an Orion Sirius mount.

best 70% of 1340 frames stacked in Registax.

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