The Details
Object
The Moon
Optics
Astro-Physics 160 EDF Refractor at f/7.5
Platform
Astro-Physics 1200 GTO
Camera
SBIG STL-11000M
Filters
Tru-Balance 6nm Hydrogen-Alpha
Date
12 February 2006
Location
Mount Wilson Observatory, Mount Wilson, CA
Exposure
0.01 second, 1x1 binned
Software
Maxim DL/CCD, Photoshop CS
Orientation
North angle 250°, east is 90° CCW from north
Notes

This Full Moon image shows the contrast between the tortured landscape of such prominent craters as Tycho, Copernicus and Kepler with their extensive ray systems balanced against the relatively benign terrain of the Mare.

Moon phase = 99.9%

 

 

 

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