Zenfolio | Gary Bennett | 2012 Astrophotography | Nearly Full Moon
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Original file size177 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceUncalibrated
Nearly Full Moon

Nearly Full Moon

Captured: Sept 3, 2012 from Split Rock Observatory
Scope: TAK TOA 130 on NEQ6 Pro
Camera: Baader Modified Canon 450D
Exposure: 1/1,600 second
Total Images: 20
Processing: Simple combine images (ImagesPlus), PS4 curves, minor sharpening

I find the Moon to be a difficult object to photograph. Getting the entire surface to be in focus is almost impossible. This one still isn't perfect but it is the best I have done so far.