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Jupiterholic

67 pane Gibbous Waning Moon

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Here's my latest lunar mosaic from the morning of 6th September. 67 panes shot through a red filter between 12.50 and 2.30am. Followed by several hours of processing and manually stitching together using photoshop. I'm still knackered two days later.

If the picture takes ages to load or you feel brave enough to view it full size (be warned, its massive) click here: http://www.flickr.co...in/photostream/

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That's a serious bit of effort. Brilliant!

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Now that is a really good mosaic, superbly done, how do you get your focus so sharp?

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Really nice image, seamless and really sharp focus. Thanks for posting

Stu

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how do you get your focus so sharp?

Practice I guess. I use an electric focuser which reduces the chance of the image wobble you'd usually get by direct contact with the focusing knob. But you still have to know where the right focus sweet spot is, but using 2 buttons on a handset instead of twiddling a focuser. Plus seeing was pretty good that night and the red filter really helps the clarity on the final captures.

Thanks for the comments all. :smiley:

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That's fantastic, I did a 21 panel mosaic and that took long enough. 67 - now that's dedication :grin:

Great result, well worth your efforts.

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That's fantastic, I did a 21 panel mosaic and that took long enough. 67 - now that's dedication :grin:

hmmm..dedication or obsession. The line is starting to blur for me when it comes to the moon :p

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hmmm..dedication or obsession. The line is starting to blur for me when it comes to the moon :p

Dedication, Obsession Divorce. It's evolution in a timescale we can all understand :grin:

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