The Harvest Moon 2016

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John Foster

Plymouth, UK

Skywatcher blue 102/1000mm achromatic refractor, EQ3 mount and Nikon D3200.

I Had some stunning views of the September full/harvest moon after the cloud cleared for about 2 hours visually. I didn’t see any sign of the penumbral eclipse but I snuck in some data capture too before packing up

All shot at 1/500 through an ND filter at ISO 100, shot in Raw and the crop out of Pipp is 2700×2700. Other details are in the bottom right corner.

I played around with processing (because why not?) I didn’t sharpen in Registax, straight from AS!2 to Photoshop and then produced some different ‘finishes’. This one brings out the white levels to highlight the moon’s albedo and I’m very pleased

2016-09-16T00:00:00

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