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Observation by Eric Watkins: Clavius and Southern Uplands

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Eric Watkins


Eric Watkins


2018 Sep 02 - 02:30


2018 Sep 11 - 03:08


The Moon

  • 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



North Essex

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Clavius and Southern Uplands

About this image

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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