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First Lunar images of 2016 - 22nd Jan


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In fact first lunar images for many, many months.

 

conditions not ideal - seeing was poor I'd rate it on 2-3 out of 5 at best and of course the Moon was 98% full - it did make imaging the terminator quite challenging.

 

'Nuff said - here's a few pics - C11 @ f10 DFK21AU camera 60fps @ approx 1/75ths' Each pic is best 10% of 3600 frames stacked in AS!2 and sharpened in Registax & Photoshop. No darks, bias or flats - I'm still in the process of setting up the scope - so these can be considered as 'experimental' images. I would have loved to have gone with  the x2 Barlow, but seeing was not good enough.

Next challenge - is to mosaic the terminator

 

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video0012 16-01-22 22-23-04_g4_ap313.png

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