A 6 day's Moon

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About this Image

A young Moon at good seeing conditions with the16" cassegrain at f/10 (2-part mosaic).
First shot with the STL towards the Moon during dusk.


Technical Details


16" cassegrain in secondary focus at f/10

Mount MK-100 GEM
Camera SBIG STL-11000M at -20C, internal filter wheel
Filters Astronomik Ha
Date Apr 14, 2005.
Location Wildon/Austria
Sky Conditions during dusk, raw FWHM 1.5", temperature 10 C
Exposure Ha = single 1/200 sec
Processing Image aquisition and calibration in Maxim, curves, unsharp mask in Photoshop;
north is up;