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#1 rg55

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 09:30 PM

Taken with Orion 180mm Maksutov, NexImage 5 camera.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 03:40 AM

Beautiful image! Thanks for sharing :applause: :applause:

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 05:05 AM

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 07:35 AM

Nice shot, Richard!

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 08:19 AM

Spot on focusing! Very dramatic, and thanks for sharing.
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Posted 07 April 2013 - 10:10 AM

Very nice photo! I like that you can see evidence of craters past in Ptolemaeus.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 10:40 AM

Thanks pedrete, Geoff, Kutno, Grey and Ed. I like how you can see from the shadows the relative depths of the three craters.

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 05:50 PM

I just love what you guys do... The Moon is a target I often pick to observe, and looking at your photographs gives me more idea of what I am looking AT... :bow:

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 06:23 AM

Thanks pedrete, Geoff, Kutno, Grey and Ed. I like how you can see from the shadows the relative depths of the three craters.


Wow! That detail is there but I wouldn't have realized if you don't had specified it. Thanks.

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:07 AM

Very nice shot !!

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 03:03 PM

A superb capture Richard!! Looks like you had some sweet seeing!

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 05:13 PM

Thanks, Neil and Mike!

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 06:19 PM

I would recommend lowering the gamma to help improve the contrast and get rid of the noisy glow inside the shadowed areas of the image, as well as using a little sharpening to perk up the detail. Here is what I did with it using the old Ulead PhotoImpact software:

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:06 PM

Excellent!!, Richard!

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 09:33 PM

Thanks, Robert. Thanks for the suggestion, David.






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