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#26 mpaul73

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 01:33 PM

rkelley8493. Very cool detail! Thanks for sharing.


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Posted 10 February 2020 - 11:28 PM

Awesome thread and incredible photos! Gotta keep this thread going.
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#28 rkelley8493

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Posted 10 February 2020 - 11:43 PM

Here's from Friday night.. I just posted this in another thread, but I don't mind sharing laugh.gif

 

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Let me see what else I got..

 

Here we go

 

1st quarter.jpg

terminator.jpg

bone yard.jpg

horseshoe bend .jpg


Edited by rkelley8493, 11 February 2020 - 12:17 AM.

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#29 John_Moore

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 12:13 AM

Extraordinary 'phone' shots of the lunar surface: could create a whole new website (perhaps, like APOD, OPOD or LPOD) become a 'PMD' - Phone Moon of the Day flowerred.gif

 

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#30 rkelley8493

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Posted 11 February 2020 - 12:22 AM

Couple more..

 

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tycho 2.jpg


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Posted 11 February 2020 - 12:49 AM

Couple more...

half copernicus.jpg
tycho 2.jpg

Very nice! You captured Hesiodus in the 2nd shot... Bullseye!
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Posted 11 February 2020 - 10:54 PM

Here's from Friday night.. I just posted this in another thread, but I don't mind sharing laugh.gif

 

attachicon.gif98%.jpg

 

Let me see what else I got..

 

Here we go

 

attachicon.gif1st quarter.jpg

attachicon.gifterminator.jpg

attachicon.gifbone yard.jpg

attachicon.gifhorseshoe bend .jpg

 

Thank you, rkelly8493, for the views shown here - especially Copernicus and the environs of Plato - and in the next post you made that included a fine shot of Clavius.  It brought back vivid memories of the fine time I had last week, when the atmosphere permitted the Pronto and a 2.4mm HR to provide some unreal views of the Moon.


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Posted 13 February 2020 - 06:19 AM

This one’s from nearly 2 years ago. My first “astrophoto”, taken with an iPhone 7.

The telescope is a Takahashi TOA 130, a beautiful and well-crafted piece!

 

Took that photo at The Mountain Winery in Saratoga, CA in April ‘18.

 

The first Astrophoto
The Scope

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Posted 14 February 2020 - 01:03 PM

Couple more..

 

attachicon.gifhalf copernicus.jpg

attachicon.giftycho 2.jpg

Here's a screen capture (click to enlarge) from the LRO site showing the south polar region including Clavius and Tycho.

 

https://quickmap.lro...2vIBvAXwF1SizSg

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Posted 14 February 2020 - 01:35 PM

By the way, lunar crater sunrise and sunset light rays occur in some of those craters, e.g., Longomontanus, Maginus, and Walther. 

 

Here's a film photo of the Maginus ray that I took in 2002.

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Posted 14 February 2020 - 03:22 PM

Here's a screen capture (click to enlarge) from the LRO site showing the south polar region including Clavius and Tycho.

 

https://quickmap.lro...2vIBvAXwF1SizSg

Thanks for this link Dave! waytogo.gif It's like Google Earth but for the Moon laugh.gif



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Posted 15 March 2020 - 10:56 AM

Is there a how-to for iPhone 7s?  I got one shot that was at best marginal; the rest look like Gumby’s above - overexposed and / or out of focus.



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Posted 15 March 2020 - 12:26 PM

Must say, very few of these phone images ring my bell. I don’t know if it’s the phone or the user. Just saying. Not trying to hurt anyone’s feelings, but I set my standards high for my Astro photos. While I only shoot the Moon, for every 50 images I typically toss out 49 and keep one. I have not tried my iPhone X with my scope. But when I do, the images better be excellent or that will end my iPhone Astro photography days.



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Posted 14 August 2020 - 06:59 PM

Here is one taken using my Skywatcher 200p Dob....from my Galaxy S9+ thru my Celestron Luminos 19mm -2" Lense!!! The Galaxy series...S9+ and up  take exceptional photos!! This image I particularly love because I took it near Sunset as noted by the Blue sky hues. 

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Posted 15 August 2020 - 01:05 PM

Here's one I took at twilight. You can see the midnight blue sky background.

 

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Posted 17 August 2020 - 08:20 AM

Here's one I took at twilight. You can see the midnight blue sky background.

 

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 Whoa this pic gives me the MOONWALK effect . 

 


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Posted 17 August 2020 - 08:14 PM

Copernicus with my S9 plus handheld up to my 18..

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Posted 18 August 2020 - 07:48 AM

Copernicus with my S9 plus handheld up to my 18..

Can you provide the magnification pls . ( I guess it's above 300×)

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Posted 18 August 2020 - 09:57 AM

Can you provide the magnification pls . ( I guess it's above 300×)

I'm guessing over 500x lol.gif


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Posted 18 August 2020 - 10:13 AM

These are over 400x. The bottom one is cropped so it appears larger.

 

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Posted 18 August 2020 - 12:03 PM

The copernicus was video recorded then frame grabbed and then cropped.  Magnification is irrelevant..



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Posted 18 August 2020 - 08:24 PM

And FYE, for your entertainment, here are some smart phone images of Jupiter & Saturn thru SVA130T.

 

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Posted 18 August 2020 - 08:37 PM

voila the moon .

lunt 102 ed , es 14 mm and cel of corse .

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Posted 19 August 2020 - 08:50 AM

And FYE, for your entertainment, here are some smart phone images of Jupiter & Saturn thru SVA130T.

 

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attachicon.gifsat sva.jpg

You captured a shadow with GRS bow.gif shocked.gif


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Posted 26 September 2020 - 05:14 PM

After going through the whole thread I must say that the OP's original photo is probably the best smartphone image of the Moon I've seen so far. It's a fabulous picture!


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