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BeeJay

Waning Gibbous Moon 88% illumination

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Good Morning, 

Last night I decided to get myself off the sofa and collect moon images for stacking. It was around 01:00 and the Moon was 3 hours after moon - rise. The viability was OK. Not perfect but I wanted data. 

Nikon d7200, Sigma 150-600mm Sport +1.4TC gave me a focal length of 1260mm. I was limited to f/9 160sec ISO 1OO. I know that the lens is at its sharpest at f/11 but the image seemed  too dark at this aperture. 

I took around 100 exposures and used Asrostakkert for stacking. 

The image posted here is optimised for web viewing at a reduced resolution. 

Please let me know what you think ? 

 

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yes, like this, gives me something to aspire to, similar lens, same camera. thanks bud, keep em coming,  Lum

 

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