& the Apenninus Mountains
South is up in this image, more info below.
Instrument: 12.5" f/5 with 1.8x Barlow
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
CCD Camera: Image Source DMK 31AU03.AS
Filter: Hoya R72
Exposure: 1/108 sec 15fps
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing Average, Transparency 8/10
Outside Temperature: 31F
Processing: Registax, PixInsight Pro, Photoshop CS3, Focus Magic Plugin
Here at the base of the Apenninus, the
southern end of Mare Imbrium reveals half lava buried craters,
isolated mountain ranges, and several large lava filled impact
features. I've tried here to reveal both an aesthetic composition
of structures, and important features all in one view.
best frames, MAP 50 alignment in Registax, Regulated Van Cittert
Deconvolution in PixInsight Pro, Levels and Contrast Masking
In Photoshop CS3, Focus Magic Plug in.