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Six Day Old Moon

astrophotography catadioptric dslr Meade moon


Alen Koebel

Six Day Old Moon

The six-day-old moon. It was low in the sky when this was shot, resulting in the yellowish color that was also observed visually. This is from the in-camera JPEG (daylight white balance), with cropping and minor sharpening done in IrfanView.

Imager: Pentax K-3II DSLR. _Scope: Meade LXD55 SN6 6-inch f/5 Schmidt-Newtonian OTA on a Vixen GP-DX with SkySensor 2000PC. _Exposure: 1/60 second @ ISO 100. _Guider: Unguided. _Date: Sept 15, 2018. _Location: Near Bayfield, Ontario, Canada.

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