Moon October 18th

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Moon October 18th

Postby The Man with the Corrugated Iron Roof » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:57 pm

How can I be one with the universe when we don't know what 96% of it is.

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Re: Moon October 18th

Postby The Man with the Corrugated Iron Roof » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:58 pm

How can I be one with the universe when we don't know what 96% of it is.

My website: http://www.philippughastronomer.com/

My blog: http://sungazer127mak.blogspot.com/

Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/philippughastronomer/
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Re: Moon October 18th

Postby Aratus » Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:58 pm

It shows the ray craters very well. Also the northern edge of the moon must have been tipped towards the earth as the dark Mare Humboldtianum at the top right is very noticable along with the large crater Endymion which was in shadow on my latest shot. Some people never bother with a full moon, but there is still a lot to see.
I use an 11" Celestron SCT (CPC 1100) on an equatorial wedge, housed in a 2.2m Pulsar observatory. I use a ZWO ASI1600MC and Canon 500D for imaging.
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