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#26 RobDob

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 09:32 PM

The Bay always seemed so tranquil... Until seeing these images, I never would have realized that it's a pretty choppy sea of ray ejecta and craterlet-pox! Absolutely amazing!

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 10:18 PM

Same here Rob. Look at that crater chain down the middle!

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 11:36 AM

Thanks everyone!! Yes it is a "busy" place when the seeing lets you capture the details! But I think Jim is right I oversharpened it a bit :o Still with the new camera giving such good data I got a bit carried away with the new toy syndrome!

fingers crossed for good seeing again tonight at my "condor landing site" overlooking the ocean!

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Posted 07 May 2013 - 04:59 PM

Okay, so I just finished yesterday downloading the 60 meter/pixel moon maps. Thinking this must be the best I can get since it is a satellite orbiting the moon, I was satisfied with the resolution, until...
I see THIS! Now I am just angry at the poor quality of the moon map textures.

Phenomenal picture! Ever thought of making a mosaic of the moon? With pictures like that, you could easily destroy all the latest textures that are available online.
Do you have any other formats of the picture you uploaded, such as a higher resolution? I would love to put that on my tv for an evening and watch that rather than a mind numbing tv program when it is cloudy.
Yet again, mind blowing picture!!!

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 07:18 PM

Talking about clear ! That is one of the best luna shots I have ever seen. Well done.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 10:29 PM

Wonderful pics! Thanks for posting. :)

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 11:51 AM

thanks Bluesteel, Qwickdraw, and Ben!

Bluesteel, I don't think I could do a mosaic since the tracking in my scope is alt/az. My max resolution is around 300M so any LRO imagery is still going to be much higher res than any of my shots. My current camera is the 1280X960 Asi120mm, but I have my eye on other much larger chipped cameras to give a large fov.

cheers

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 08:21 PM

Mike,

Wow.....One of finest lunar photgraphs I have ever seen. How do I hitch a ride on your next lunar flight?

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