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#1 aeroman4907

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Posted 05 July 2019 - 07:21 PM

I figured out how to get a high degree of accuracy for the Winjupos mapping on fairly high resolution images of the moon taken with my 8" EdgeHD.  Winjupos does have map limit size, such as 16000 pixels x 8000 pixels for equirectangular projections, which is less than the resolution limit of my scope.  The maps are very impressive.  I processed smaller maps based upon the posting limits of CN, so the details are around 10% of the full scale maps.

 

In the future I will try and combine data from different lunar phases and librations and see what I can produce.  I don't of course get LRO data levels, but it feels borderline scientific.

 

These images were taken very shortly after the lunar eclipse this last January.

 

Here is the equirectangular projection:

 

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Posted 05 July 2019 - 07:22 PM

Here is the north stereographic polar projection:

 

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Posted 05 July 2019 - 07:23 PM

And lastly here is the south stereographic polar projection:

 

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Posted 06 July 2019 - 12:24 AM

That's cool stuff, Steve.  I saw your other thread as well where you posted a few overhead shots of regions that wouldn't yield that view from Earth.  I'll have to play around with Winjupos on the Moon, because I still haven't tried it, even after seeing some posts on this in the past.  I have a few good shots of the polar regions that would be fun to project onto a different view.  


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Posted 06 July 2019 - 05:33 AM

That's quite interesting and thanks for posting.

 

However, to compete with NASA you'll have to figure out a way to image the "dark side." wink.gif


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Posted 06 July 2019 - 08:28 AM

Thats neat waytogo.gif


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