Crescent Moon

Crescent Moon by Tom Howard, Crawley, Sussex. Equipment: Nikon D7000 DSLR, TS-Optics 65mm quad refractor, Nikon TC-14E teleconverter.

Tom Howard

Crawley, Sussex

Nikon D7000 DSLR; TS-Optics 65mm quad refractor; Nikon TC-14E teleconverter.

As the four-day-old crescent moon approached the horizon, it took on this slight orange hue. I wanted to capture the moment before the moon set so I set up my short refractor with a teleconverter. This light configuration allowed me to use a static tripod and I was ready in a few minutes.