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So ... I've been playing peek a boo with the moon this morning as I found there was a possibility of it being visible in the lovely bits of blue morning sky .... and it was... periodically But then found I had no idea what my camera settings ought to be for daylight shots once i'd got myself setup on my scope..😂
Can someone give me some pointers? Pleasey 🤩
I'm using Backyard nikon on my laptop
OK I had a bit of (non moon ) blue sky to play with so I tried to work it out for myself. The attached photo is of what I THINK is going to be getting something useful when/if the moon comes back from its hiding place.. So the settings were Shutter 1/1600, Aperture f14, ISO 1600... To my untrained eye that looks to be a reasonable starting place.. but
What do you think?
Is this me being on the right track ?🤔
I've saved these settings in the app to recall them next the moon pops up in daylight (maybe tomoz)
Would you believe there's a whole window full of blue sky -just where the moon isn't... Where the moon is is just a white out of bulbous spoil sports..😤 - I bet you would believe it!🤣
Date: 05/21/2021 Time: 21:19 +03.00 Height: 42 degrees Moon in the constellation Virgo Telescope: Sky-Watcher 150 / 750PDS Camera: ZWO ASI462MC Accessories: Optolong UV / IR Cut Filter 1.25 " Barlow Lens Televue Powermate 3x Mount: Sky-Watcher Heq5 ProSynScan Location: Krasnodar Territory, village Dinskaya, courtyard. 1x10 000 frames Resolution: 1936x1096 Exposure time: 20 ms Gain: 78 49.26 FPS Stacked 250 frames out of 10,000 Software: Shooting in FireCapture Build: Autostackert 3.1.4 Wavelets and deconvolution: AstroSurface Post-processing: Photoshop
A mosaïc of two pictures on Clavius.
When the sky is cooperative we have a lot of fun. But it never lasts long.
At 75% :
At 100% :
Just Rutherfurd alone because with its internal relief I find it very interesting.