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rg55
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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: mikewirths]
      #5804614 - 04/17/13 02:04 PM

That is exquisite!

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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: mikewirths]
      #5804774 - 04/17/13 03:39 PM

Nice, Mike!

I have had a similar view of this region, one spectacular night, which I never forgot.


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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: mikewirths]
      #5804955 - 04/17/13 05:23 PM

Quote:

Thanks Ed and Jim,
Heres another capture from the same night, different composition this time. This was my favorite capture of the night!

http://img202.imageshack.us/img202/5462/sinusiridumb350b.jpg

cheers

Mike




Mike,

Another great image, but a bit over sharpened. The first image you posted was cleaner.


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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: rockethead26]
      #5805321 - 04/17/13 07:32 PM

Great shot...

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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: mikewirths]
      #5807792 - 04/18/13 09:53 PM

Mike that's so detailed its wrecking my screen!


Pete


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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: azure1961p]
      #5807849 - 04/18/13 10:32 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!

Rob

Edited by RobDob (04/18/13 10:37 PM)


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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: RobDob]
      #5807908 - 04/18/13 11:18 PM

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

Pete


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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: azure1961p]
      #5810816 - 04/20/13 12:36 PM

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 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!

--Mike


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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: mikewirths]
      #5846231 - 05/07/13 05:59 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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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: mikewirths]
      #5852678 - 05/10/13 08:18 PM

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

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Ben Therrell
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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: mikewirths]
      #5870496 - 05/18/13 11:29 PM

Wonderful pics! Thanks for posting.

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mikewirths
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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: Ben Therrell]
      #5873681 - 05/20/13 12:51 PM

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

Mike


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Re: Bay of Rainbows new [Re: mikewirths]
      #5884672 - 05/25/13 09:21 PM

Mike,

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

Da Bear


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