South is up in this image, more info below.
Instrument: 12.5" f/5
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
CCD Camera: Image Source DMK 31AU03.AS
Filter: Hoya R72
Exposure: 1/100 sec 15fps
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing good, Transparency 8/10
Outside Temperature: 35F
Processing: Registax, PixInsight Pro, Photoshop CS3, Focus Magic Plugin
This two image composite at prime focus
shows the huge Imbrium impact basin occupying nearly the entire
frame. On the top is the more recent crater Copernicus, and at
the bottom is Plato. Sunrise on the Jura Mountains can be seen
on the lower right edge as a crescent shaped basin.
best frames, MAP 40 alignment in Registax, Wavelets in PixInsight
Pro, Levels and Contrast Masking In Photoshop CS3, Focus Magic