4 day moon

A thirteen panel mosaic of a 4 day old moon.  A 2.5x barlow lens was used resulting in a focal length of 2100mm.  Each panel consisted of 500 images with the best 30% (on average) selected and stacked.  Stacking was done in AutoStakkert!, the mosaic constructed with Microsoft Image Composite Editor and the processing was done in PixInsight and Photoshop.


OTA: Skywatcher Esprit 120

Camera:  Point Grey Chameleon

Filter:  Astrodon Gen 2 Red

Mount: AP Mach1

Exposure: Best 30% of 500 per panel (approx 18 frames/second)

Data obtained: January 10, 2019

Meadowlark Ridge Observatory
Meadowlark Ridge Observatory