The First Quarter Moon with the
Orion 10" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph
June 30, 2017
Note: Conventional usage of South is up in all images, more info below.
Seeing was an decent 3/5 for over half an hour, and I worked my way down the terminator.
Here is the full disk in a two part composite. South
is up, and my imaging sequence starts at top.
Select size for enlarged view:
1400 x 1200
Instrument: Orion (GSO) 10" f/3.9 with 5x Powermate
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
CCD Camera: Image Source DMK 51
Filter: Orion IR Pass
Exposure: 1/30 sec 12fps
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing 3/5, Transparency 8/10
Outside Temperature: 65F
25/1200 best frames, alignment in Autostakkert, USM, Levels and
Contrast Masking In Photoshop CS2 and Image J.|