Reflected Sunlight- First Quarter Moon

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Reflected Sunlight- First Quarter Moon

Post by Carbon60 » Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:04 am

Not much luck imaging the Sun at the moment- too cloudy or too low, or......

Anyhow, last night the sky was beautiful and clear, so another opportunity to image the Moon.

RCT (250mm) on a Basler acA1920-155um. AS!3/ImPPG/ICE. 8 pane mosaic.

First Quarter

Image20171227_Moon by Stuart Green, on Flickr

Thanks for looking.

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Re: Reflected Sunlight- First Quarter Moon

Post by rsfoto » Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:18 pm

Hi Stu,

Great Moon image.

What brand is your RCT ¿ Ritchey-Cretién ?
regards Rainer

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Re: Reflected Sunlight- First Quarter Moon

Post by Montana » Thu Dec 28, 2017 5:02 pm

Beautiful detail Stu, looks like everything is working very well now :bow :hamster: Oh I am such a wimp, I should have gone out last night but it was so cold and I was so tired after decorating the kitchen all day. Even tonight looks good but I can't bear the thought of the cold, I am a useless astronomer!
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Re: Reflected Sunlight- First Quarter Moon

Post by ffellah » Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:03 pm

A killer image of the moon, Stu.

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Re: Reflected Sunlight- First Quarter Moon

Post by Derek Klepp » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:40 am

Great detail Stu.

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Re: Reflected Sunlight- First Quarter Moon

Post by marktownley » Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:38 am

That came out really well stu! I've been enjoying looking at old moon face with the binoculars this week.
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Re: Reflected Sunlight- First Quarter Moon

Post by Carbon60 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:50 pm

Many thanks Pedro, Rainer, Alexandra, Franco, Derek and Mark. Comments are always appreciated.

Rainer, the scope is this one...http://www.skyatnightmagazine.com/aarc250

Alexandra, I know exactly what you mean.... out in the cold/dark vs being out in the Sun..... the Sun has it, although I'm still getting to grips with the scope and collimating it and the moon makes an excellent alternative target. :)

Thanks again everyone.

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Re: Reflected Sunlight- First Quarter Moon

Post by rsfoto » Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:24 pm

Carbon60 wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:50 pm
Rainer, the scope is this one...http://www.skyatnightmagazine.com/aarc250
Thank you Stu

Just did take a look. nice telescope. I have a 250mm Takahashi Mewlon
regards Rainer

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