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Moon Shots 11/07/2009

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#1 firemouth


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Posted 08 November 2009 - 11:09 AM

Recent Moon threads inspired me to try some A-focal Moon shots with my Sony A-200.

These are the best shots I have taken so far! Each one is a single exposure, No stacking. Each shot is also at ISO 100. I have not gotten that deep into this. Baby steps....

Exposure time 1/13 sec....
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Exposure time 1/13 sec again....
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Exposure time 1/8 sec...
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Exposure time 1/8 sec again....
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Exposure time 1/13 sec...
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I should of tried the Moon Filter to increase details by having a longer exposure time. I will try it out next time. :D

Here is a pic of my last best Moon shot through a 20mm eyepiece.....
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Which one is your favorite?
Mine is #3
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#2 Philip Pugh

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Posted 10 November 2009 - 12:07 AM

Good start but I'm afraid you've got the dreaded dust specks (one of the worst enemies of lunar imaging). Although your contrast between light and dark areas is very good, I can see some color fringes that are best deal with by an image processing program.

Much better than my first effort.

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