The Moon


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About this Image

Subject Moon, 50% Illuminated
Description Astro Optik cassegrain / FLI Microline First Light!

Technical Details

Date 2008 08 23
Location Pumpkin Patch Observatory, Bourn, Cambridge, UK
Optics Astro Optik 400mm Cassegrain @ cassegrain focus (f=3600mm)
Filters Astrodon 6nm Ha, YR Cyclops filter wheel
Mount Paramount ME
Camera FLI Microline 16803
Exposure .3s
Processing Maxim/DL 5, Photoshop CS
Notes Ha filtered to get the exposure long enough that shutter effects are not visible. Scope not yet well collimated.
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