Young Moon


John McConnell
  Maghaberry, County Down, Northern Ireland
Photo Title
  Young Moon
Time and Date taken
  15th December 2004 1700UT
Equipment used
  8.5-inch Dobsonian Reflector
Capturing device used
  Digimaster S320 3.2 M/P
Technical details
  Colour image changed to Grayscale, black and white point adjusted (to change sky to black, and Unsharp Masked in Paint Shop Pro

A hand held image quickly taken as the Moon was getting quite low. It shows the Mare Crisium as almost circular because of the libration. A difficult image to get this time of year because the altitude is never very high at this point in the lunation.



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