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Davenn

The Moon, 21 Apr 2018

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hi guys

All my lunar imaging has usually been done with DSLR camera and telephoto lenses, usually the Canon 100-400mm and a x2 teleconverter

Last nite I finally fired up the new scope and did some imaging

Skywatcher 120mm x 1000mm fl EVOSTAR Black Diamond

The mount is a HEQ5 PRO

so for the first lunar image through that scope with a ASI1600MM camera and Sharpcap capture software

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Dave

 

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There's something about this image that is dreamlike, i think its the seemingly soft halo around the limb, nice contrast and detail, very nice!

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Nice image. Some nice detail captuered on the terminator. Well done! :) 

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4 hours ago, Sunshine said:

There's something about this image that is dreamlike, i think its the seemingly soft halo around the limb, nice contrast and detail, very nice!

thankyou :) 

the trick to the soft halo is a high haze in the sky ;)

it made my solar imaging earlier in the same day, frustrating,   just couldn't get images as sharp as I would have liked

See

if you are interested

 

Dave

 

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3 hours ago, Knighty2112 said:

Nice image. Some nice detail captuered on the terminator. Well done! :) 

thanks Gus :)

Going to have to get a barlow/powermate so I can get in a bit closer

 

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