As captured on the morning of September 11, 2017 using a Celestron C90 (90mm aperture Maksutov-Cassegrain, f/13.9) and a ZWO ASI174MM camera.
This is a three panel mosaic in red light with image processing in Autostakkert! (best 20% of 2000 x 3, 1.5X drizzle), Registax (wavelet sharpening), and Photoshop CC2017 (photo montage and tweaks).
I had to reduce the image size to conform to the CN posting guidelines, but here is a link to Flickr where you can view a larger sized image:
At full size the image scale is approximately 0.8 arc seconds per pixel (this is the same angular size as a dime when viewed from a distance of 2.8 miles). I was glad to be able to just resolve Hadley Rille (landing site of Apollo 15), the craterlets around Copernicus, and some nice detail in the floor of the crater Aristarchus (see crops, Hadley on lower left, Aristarchus on the upper left).
This is a good time of the year to be photographing the waning moon, since the moon is very high in the sky (early in the morning).
Below you have the reduced image and a set of crops shown at the full image scale.
Edited by james7ca, 12 September 2017 - 03:35 AM.