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Thin Crescent Moon - 26th May 2020


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The first two photos were taken using my BST StarGuider 3.2mm ED EP. The middle one was using a 25mm MA EP. The last two were taking with a 10mm MA EP. 

I was just holding the phone to the eyepiece, using the zoom and exposure compensation. I have no control of the ISO with this phone, even using the Open Camera app. 

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Well done, not easy especially at higher magnification.

Maybe worth trying to bring the brightness levels down a little in post processing to try and kill the glow a little. 

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1 minute ago, MarkAR said:

Well done, not easy especially at higher magnification.

Maybe worth trying to bring the brightness levels down a little in post processing to try and kill the glow a little. 

I've got a lunar filter, but I think it would darken it far too much, especially at the high magnifications.  I could tinker around with the phone's image software to see what I could do....

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