"Here is an image of Mars which I took 8/27/2003, San Bernardino, Ca, 11:30pm PDT. I used a 10 in Meade SCT, using 12mm eyepiece projection, with 2x Barlow (approx 400X). The camera was Fuji S2 Pro Digital. The sensitivity was set at ISO 800. Color Balance was Auto. Exposure time was 1/10 second. The image was processed in Adobe Photoshop."
Image was captured using a 10" SCT with 12mm eyepiece projection and digital camera. Notice the detail in the rings and the planet itself. The location was Grandview Campground, Bristlecone Forest, CA. The elevation was 8600ft; 10/02