First Lunar Test Shots with
the new Explore Scientific AR152
and Baader Continuum + IR/UV Blockers
April 31, 2012
South is up in this image, more info below.
are a few night test shot with our new six inch refractor. They
are in a narrowband green light at 530nm to combat poor seeing.
Montage for the first image with iMerge. Seeing was 2/5 and very
Instrument: AR152mm f/6.5 with 2.5x and 5x Televue Powermates
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
CCD Camera: Image Source DMK 51
Filter: Baader Continuum + Ir
Exposure: 1/10 sec 7fps
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: 2/5, Transparency 8/10
Outside Temperature: 65F
Processing: Autostakkert, Photoshop CS3
Avi files were imported into Autostakkert 2, and best 10 percent
stacked. Deconvolved in photoshop with iterative unsharp masking.|