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wouterdhoye

Daylight moon

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Hi,

The first time I gave it a try to capture the moon during daylight hours. I had seen other peaople pull it off succesfully. All the below images were taken and processed similarly:

captured with a 300mm f/20 cassegrain, ASI 174mm and baader IR685 filter, Firecapture 2.6

processing: Autstakkert, Lynkeos3 and Photoshop

enjoy the images and please feel free to share your toughts or comments.

Wouter.

ARISTARCHUS-083635_20181102_IR_decon.jpg

CARPENTER-084339_20181102_IR_decon.jpg

KEPLER-083322_20181102_IR_g4_decon.jpg

MARE HUMORUM_20181102.jpg

PALUS EPIDEMIARUM-082603_20181102_IR_decon.jpg

PYTHAGORAS-084131_20181102_IR_g4_decon.jpg

REINER GAMMA-083113_20181102_IR_decon.jpg

SCHICKARD-082129_20181102_decon.jpg

SINUS IRIDUM-083915_20181102_IR_g4_decon.jpg

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Very nice! Did you have any particular challenges with it being daytime? Did you notice any drop off in contrast?

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Hi,

well I was expecting it to be much more of a challenge. But all in all it went pretty smooth with very little difference compared to night time imaging. Yes there was a little bit loss of contrast due to the background being a bit brighter. But that was easily fixed in post processing.

Wouter.

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Lovely clear images Wouter! Looks like your first foray into daytime Luna photography has been a resounding success.

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