On the summer 2003, we all had, the great opportunity to watch the “red planet” very well, even at naked eye!

So, late august 2003, with the help of a very clean night together with a new moon period, I took some amateur photos, by mean of a Nikon digital camera (D100 model) and its own zoom lens 28-105mm.

At the beginning it wasn’t nothing else than a challange, but after the first shoot I realized that I could take something good out of this try.

I played quite a lot with the set-up of the camera, to get the best result.

All the shots was taken with the maximun quality, in raw mode giving out files of more than 6Mb each photo.

After some post processing to resize the file, I came up to the following result, handled even by the smallest PC:


By iw4blg

Pierluigi Poggi since his childhood has been attracted from technical stuffs and gears, being a very curious guy. He built his first Xtal radio when he was just 9. Today, we would call him “maker”. When he turned to 21 became radio amateur, with call sign iw4blg. Since then, he developed many radio gears and felt in love with space communication, becoming an EMErs and a satellite enthusiast. His great passion led him to experiment a lot on the higher bands, up to pioneering several THz (lightwaves) QSOs on the early ’90. Beside to this passion to the radio communication and modern technologies, he like to study, experiment, understand-why, then, write and share, or better, spread the knowledge. This fact led him to became a well renowned contributor of electronics magazines with more than 95 articles published and author of 14 science books.

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