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Clavius and Southern Uplands

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Observer
Eric Watkins
Time of observation
02/09/2018 - 03:30
Object
Moon
Observing location
North Essex
Equipment
C14 Edge 0.356m @F7.7
Paramount MEII GEM
QSI 532 ccd camera at 0.52"/pix
R photometric filter. Altitude 49 deg
Seeing ~2.3" - 3" Some low,thin cloud
Exposure
0.025sec
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I'd like to also get involved in lunar and planetary imaging for which I plan use a dedicated 12" classical Cassegrain and planetary webcams to be set up later this year.  In the mean time at the end of a nights session of obtaining photometric data I thought I'd turn my telescope and camera onto the moon. Using a short exposure and a R photometric filter I took some images at F:7.7 (2736mm)

Image capture was with MaxIm v6.14 and processing was done using PIPP and Registack. My first attempt at image processing.

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