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Moon from Windowsill

Roger Samworth

26/8/2015

 

Too much moon for any sensible DSO observing, but the moon was ideally placed for the Window-Sill-Through-the- Double-Glazing-Observatory!

I hadn't tried imaging the moon before with the 80mm f/5 refractor through the window, so I had a go.

The whole moon was done as a mosaic of 2 images with the PD straight onto the scope, the other two were with a X2 Barlow configured to be X3 with an extension tube.

Rgds,

Roger

26-08-15 moon

Whole Moon above, crater Aristarus below

26-08-15 Aristarchus

Crater Schickard below

26-08-15 Schickard
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