South is up in this image, more info below.
Instrument: 12.5" f/5 with 2x Barlow
Platform: Astrophysics AP1200
CCD Camera: Image Source DMK 31AU03.AS
Filter: Hoya R72
Exposure: 1/60 sec 15fps 2x Barlow
Location: Payson, Arizona
Elevation: 5150 ft.
Sky: Seeing good, Transparency 8/10
Outside Temperature: 35F
Processing: Registax, Photoshop CS3, Focus Magic Plugin
Moretus is named
after a 17th century mathematician born in Belgium, and is the
central large crater in the center of this frame, with the stunning
central peak. Moretus is 70 miles in diameter, and over 15,000
feet deep. The central mountain is nearly 9000 feet tall.
best frames, MAP 30 alignment in Registax, Wavelets in Registax,
Levels and Contrast Masking In Photoshop CS3, Focus Magic Plugin.