The Moon

Lunar 100 Apollo Landing Sites Measuring Mt. Biot

hadley_f10_040229.jpg (19413 bytes) Date: 29-Feb-04

LX-200 @ f10. 405 frames processed in Registax2

Hadley Rille

Moon_etx70_021114.jpg (56556 bytes)moon99_etx70_2x_021114.jpg (50539 bytes) Date: 14-Nov-02   Time: 18:30 UTC
Telescope: ETX70-AT
Camera: Vesta 675.  15FPS, 640x480,  1/250 , low gain, auto white balance
Image processing: 170 frames in Registax
moon_021018.jpg (68697 bytes) This is my first attempt at a whole moon mosaic. 
Date: 18-Oct-02    Time: 20:50 UTC    Moon phase: 
Conditions: Frosty, fair seeing
Telescope: unguided 4.25" "Astroscan" 
Camera: Vesta 675.  15FPS, 640x480,  1/500 , low gain, auto white balance
Image processing: four sets of 12 frames each in Registax, cropped to remove edge effects then assembled in PaintShopPro 7. Two layers within mosaic needed brightness adjustment to improve match.

First images using a Phillips Vesta 675 web-cam (unmodified).
Clavius
Date: 26-Oct-01    Time:20:00 UTC     Moon phase: 0.748
Conditions: v poor seeing
Telescope: 10" LX-200 f10
Camera settings: 5fps, auto exposure & white balance
Image processing: captured in Vidcap, converted to BMP in Fast Movie Processor, unsharp mask, grey scale & JPG conversion in Paint Shop Pro 7.

moon002a.jpg (4150 bytes)

Enlarged view of Clavius, mirror image and rotation to match picture on Phil's web site
frame17.jpg (42451 bytes) Aristarchus. Herodotus & Schoter's valley
Date: 28-Oct-01    Time:20:00 UTC      Moon phase: 0.896
Conditions: good seeing
Telescope: 10" LX-200 f10
Camera settings: 5fps, auto exposure & white balance
Image processing: captured in Vidcap, converted to BMP & grayscale in Fast Movie Processor, sharpen & JPG conversion in Paint Shop Pro 7.
frame50.jpg (51716 bytes) Gasseni, Mersenius Rille, Mare Humorum
as above
 


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